Mitsusada Fujiwara (1738-1806) also known as Mitsusada Tosa was born as the second son of Tosa Mitsuyoshi. In 1754 he was retained as a court painter. In the 1760 he painted fusuma (sliding doors) for the court, and in 1789, when the Kyoto Imperial Palace was remodeled, he again painted fusuma sliding doors. Mitsusada was a highly esteemed painter and is generally considered to have revived th...
Kumashiro Yûhi(1693－1773) was born in Nagasaki, the son of an official interpreter of Chinese. He learned painting under Shen Nan-p'in, a prominent Chinese artist from Wu Hsing, who had come to Nagasaki in 1731, and had a great influence on artists in Nagasaki during his stay. He introduced Chinese and Western painting techniques to Kyoto and Edo.
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