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Tosa Mitsuoki (1617 - 1691)
Painter at the former part of the Edo period (1603 - 1868).
Mitsuoki was born in Sakai of Izumi Province (=Now Osaka Prefecture) as a son of Tosa Mitsunori.
The successive heads of the Tosa school used to become the heads of the court painting bureau (Edokoro Azukari), however, since Tosa Mitsumoto was killed in battle in 1569, the position was superseded by painters of the Kano school.
In 1634, Mitsuoki left Sakai for Kyoto with his father to retrieve the
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