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Karakane Baisho

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  • Born: 1675/6/18
  • Died: 1739 (Genbun 3/12/22)
  • Japanese: 唐金梅所 Karakane Baisho

Karakane Baisho was a mid-Edo period kanshi poet.

Originally from Izumi province, he was head of the Karakane family of shippers & rice warehousers. He regularly interacted with local literati including Gion Nankai, and exchanged poetry with members of Korean embassies to Edo. Karakane also exchanged letters with Arai Hakuseki.

References

  • "Karakane Baisho," Nihon jinmei daijiten, Kodansha.
  • Iwahashi Koyata, "Arai Hakuseki no shiron," Rekishi to chiri 15 (1925), 584-604.
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