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Itaya Keishu

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Detail from a scroll by Keishû, depicting mounted archery events at Nikkô Tôshôgû. LACMA.
  • Born: 1729
  • Died: 1797
  • Other Names: Itaya Hiromasa

Itaya Keishû was an official court painter to the Tokugawa shogunate, and served as paintings authenticator for the shogunate as well. He was the head of the Itaya school of painters, a branch group working in the style of the Sumiyoshi school.

References

  • Gallery label, "Mounted Archery Contest at Nikkô Tôshôgû," LACMA.[1]
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