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Chūhō Sōu

Japanese, 1760-1838


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Born

Kyoto, 1760

Died

Kyoto, 1838

Active

Kyoto

Occupation or Type

calligrapher

Bio

Chūhō Sōu is considered the leading Zen calligrapher of the late Edo period (1615–1868). He served as the 418th Abbot of Daitokuji, one of Japan’s largest and most influential Buddhist monasteries.

Gender

Male

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