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Mori Ransai

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  • Died: 1801, Edo
  • Japanese: 蘭斎 (Mori Ransai)

Mori Ransai was a mid-Edo period painter of the Nagasaki school.

He traveled to Nagasaki in 1760 to study painting, and there studied Qing-style birds and flowers painting under Noshiro Shûkô, a direct student Shen Nanpin.

Mori later entered the service of the Maeda clan of Kaga domain as a court painter. He also had a collection of his designs published as Ransai gafu.

He died in Edo in 1801.

References

  • Ono Masako, Tomita Chinatsu, Kanna Keiko, Taguchi Megumi, "Shiryô shôkai Kishi Akimasa bunko Satsuyû kikô," Shiryôhenshûshitsu kiyô 31 (2006), 223.
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