Yosai (Kikuchi Yosai)kēkōˈchē yōˈsĪ, 1788–1878, Japanese painter, known for his depiction of historical subject matter. Although he was well trained in the Chinese and Western painting styles, he advocated a revival of the medieval style of Japanese painting.
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