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Ranko Nakai

 (1766 - 1830)
Ranko Nakai was active/lived in Japan.  Ranko Nakai is known for painting.

Ranko Nakai

Biography from Bonhams New York

Ranko Nakai was born in Osaka, in 1766.  Ranko was known as a poet, tea master, and painter.

Though his work has affinities with the Maruyama-Shijo school, he was not affiliated with any particular atelier.  He is said to have been a student of Shitomi Kangetsu (1747-1797), who himself was considered rather eclectic in his style, studying under Tsukioka Settei, as well as espousing techniques found in ancient Chinese and Japanese painting.

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About  Ranko Nakai

Born:  1766
Died:   1830
Known for:  painting