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Shûki Okamoto

Japanese, 1807-1862


Details
Born

1807

Died

1862

Active

Edo

Occupation or Type

painter

Bio

A samurai of the Odawara fief, Okamoto Shūki studied painting with another samurai-scholar, Watanabe Kazan. Along with his fellow student Tsubaki Chinzan, Shūki is regarded as one of the finest literati painters working in Edo in the first half of the 19th century.

Gender

Male

Related People

Associate of: Tsubaki Chinzan (Japanese, 1801-1854)

Student of: Watanabe Kazan (Japanese, 1793-1841)

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