#743: Ryu-u (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#743: Ryu-u (category: artist)


Ryu-u Shimazaki was a Japanese painter in the 19th and 20th centuries. He was an apprentice of Fuko Matsumoto (refer to #738) and also a disciple of Gyokusho Kawabata (refer to #733).

His father was a scholar of the Chinese classics. When Ryu-u went to an elementary school, he was closely acquainted to Soseki Natsume, one of the most beloved novelists in the history of Japanese literature.

Ryu-u Japan

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