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BUSON (1716 - 1783), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BUSON (1716 - 1783), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative artist

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Japanese, 18th century, male.

Born 1716, in the village of Kema, near Osaka; died 1783.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative artist. Landscapes, animals. Screens.

Nanga School.

Buson was one of the creators of the Nanga (literati) School. It was only at the beginning of the 17th century that the Bunjonga or Nanga was introduced into Japan at a time when intellectuals were showing

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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