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   Jakuchu
   Ito
   I. J. ; Itō Jakuchū / Beito'oo‏ / Beito-ō‏ / Ituo, Tomaian / 伊藤, 若沖 ;
   
   
   1716 in Kyoto, Japan
   1800
   
   Itō Genzaemon (d. 1739), a Kyoto grocer whose shop, called Masuya, lay in the center of downtown, in the Nishiki food district.
   several brothers
   
   Japan
   
   
   
   natural, ornithological, and ichthyological painting
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%C5%8D_Jakuch%C5%AB ; www.nga.gov/exhibitions/jakuchuinfo.shtm
   www.nga.gov/feature/jakuchu/haiku/about.shtm
   Christine E. Jackson: Fish in Art, London 2012: 14; John M.Rosenfield: Extraordinary Persons: Works by Eccentric, Nonconformist Japanese Artists of the Early Modern Era (1580–1868) in the Collection of Kimiko and John Powers. Cambridge, Mass. 1999;
   Japanese painter of the mid-Edo period when Japan had closed its doors to the outside world; ran the shop from the time of his father's death in 1739 until 1755, when he turned it over to one of his brothers.
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