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Detail from a Ryukyuan embassies to Edo procession scroll by Bun'yû. Tokyo National Museum.
  • Other Names: 椎名芳子 (Shiina Yoshiko), 対岳 (Taigaku)
  • Japanese: 晁柳女史文囿 (Chouryuu joshi Bun Yuu)

Shiina Bun'yû was an Edo period painter. A native of Edo and a student of Tani Bunchô, she took the art-name Bun'yû; her regular name was Shiina Yoshiko. Bun'yû is known for her handscroll paintings of Ryukyuan embassy processions, one of which is owned by the Tokyo National Museum.

Her students included Takabayashi Hôkoku.[1]

References

  • Ryûkyû: Bi no hôko (The Ryukyu Kingdom: A Treasure Chest of Beauty), Suntory Museum of Art (2018), 220.
  • Araki Tadashi 荒木矩 (ed.), Dai Nippon shoga meika taikan 大日本書画名家大鑑, 伝記上編, Tokyo: Daiichi Shobo (1984), 203.
  1. "Takabayashi Hôkoku," Nhon jinmei daijiten, Kodansha.
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