Autumn Thoughts on a Garden Landscape

Ink and light color on satin | 55.8 x 20in | 1844

Nukina Kaioku

As the son of a samurai, Kaioku received a proper Confucian education, but his physical frailty prevented him from becoming a warrior. His aptitude for Chinese studies was so great that he became a central figure in a circle of sinophile literary and...
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