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  • Other Names: 椎名芳子 (Shiina Yoshiko),
  • Japanese: 晁柳女史文囿 (Chouryuu joshi Bun Yuu)

Bun Yû was an Edo period painter. A student of Tani Bunchô, she took the art-name Bun Yû; her regular name was Shiina Yoshiko. Bun Yû is known for her handscroll paintings of Ryukyuan embassy processions, one of which is owned by the Tokyo National Museum.

References

  • Ryûkyû: Bi no hôko (The Ryukyu Kingdom: A Treasure Chest of Beauty), Suntory Museum of Art (2018), 220.
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