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GYOKUDO (1745 - 1820), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GYOKUDO (1745 - 1820), Painter, draughtsman

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Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1745, in Bizen (Okayama Prefecture); died 1820.

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes.

Nanga School.

20th-century research has produced details of Gyokudo’s life. He was born into a Samurai family in the service of the chief of the Ikeda clan, and became head of the family at the age of six following the death of his father. He studied Confucianism before

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