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Yamamoto Baiitsu

Japanese, 1783-1856


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Born

Nagoya, 1783

Died

Nagoya, 1856

Occupation or Type

painter

Bio

As a young artist in the city of Nagoya, Yamamoto Baiitsu won the patronage of a wealthy collector of Chinese paintings. At a time when most Japanese artists who were looking to China for inspiration had access only to books, Baiitsu was in an especially privileged situation.

Gender

Male

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