#702: Rosetsu (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)

  

#702: Rosetsu (category: artist)

Rosetsu

Rosetsu Nagasawa was a Japanese painter in the 18th century. He was a leading apprentice of a renowned artist, Okyo Maruyama. But his drawing style contrasted strikingly with that of his master's.

Rosetsu's drawings were free-spirited and eccentric, just like his character as has been told. He is recognized as one of "the artists with fantastic imagination", along with Jakuchu Ito (refer to #700) and Shohaku Soga (refer to #701).

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