Muro Kyuso (1658 - 1734)
Official Confucianist for the Tokugawa Shogunate at the middle part of
the Edo period.
Kyuso's real given name was Naokiyo.
He served the three Shoguns of Ienobu, Ietsugu and Yoshimune.
Kyuso wrote many books and also he cultivated many Confucianists.
Tosa Mitsuyoshi (1700 - 1772)
Painter at the middle part of the Edo period belonged to the Tosa school.
Mitsuyoshi was born in 1700 as a son of Tosa Mitsusuke.
In 1710, at 11 years old, Mitsuyoshi was appointed to the position of the
offical painter for the Imperial Palace (=Edokoro-Azukari) as his father
Mitsuyoshi depicted many pictures for the Imperial Palace.