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Kameda Bôsai (1752-1826)
Signed: Bôsai Rôjin suisha
Seals: Zenshin, Chôkô noin
Technique: sumi and colours on silk 50,7 x 38,6
Mounting: orange damaskand bronze silk
132 x 48,4
Condition: good

Bôsai was one of the important literati figures in Edo. His painting, which he pursued as a hobby, was much influenced by Yüan art. He was better known as a Confucian scholar and a writer than as an artist.
Bôsai studied under Inoue Kinga. He established his own school and became very famous. Later in life he ceased studying and teaching and spent the rest of his days composing poetry and drinking sake.

Addiss 1984
Setagaya 1998
Roberts p. 9
Araki pp. 2698-2699
Rosenfield B.34 (# 147)