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TSUBAKI, Chinzan (1801 - 1854), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TSUBAKI, Chinzan (1801 - 1854), Painter

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Japanese, 19th century, male.

Born 1801, in Edo (now Tokyo); died 1854.


Nanga School.

Chinzan was a member of the Corps of Spearmen of the Tokugawa shogunate. Like many educated samurai of his time, who spent their leisure time in intellectual pursuits, Chinzan devoted himself to painting, quickly acquiring a considerable reputation. He studied under Kaneko Kinryo, Tani Buncho, and finally Watanabe Kazan, with whom he

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