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Hattori Ransetsu

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Hattori Ransetsu was a samurai from Awaji province, haiku poet and follower of Matsuo Bashô. His dedication to Bashô was such that after the master's death, Hattori took the tonsure and became a monk.

References

  • Gallery labels, "Yokoi Kinkoku - Three Poets," LACMA, 30 Nov 2012.
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