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Morimoto Itsuzan

Japanese, 1702-1778


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Born

Naniwa (modern Osaka), 1702

Died

Kyoto, 1778

Occupation or Type

calligrapher

Bio

Morimoto Itsuzan was part of a circle of Sinophile intellectuals in eighteenth-century Kyoto. He became a master of seal script, an archaic form of writing that originally flourished in China in the first millennium BCE.

Gender

Male

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