Fujiwara no Gōshin

Fujiwara no Gōshin
Emperor Hanazono by Fujiwara no Gōshin.

Fujiwara no Gōshin

Fujiwara no Gōshin (藤原 豪信?) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living around the late 15th Century. He was born to a courtesan and a monk and became a painter of the Yamato-e style. One of his surviving works is a portrait of Emperor Hanazono which can be found in Chōfuku-ji Temple, Mie Prefecture.1

Footnotes

1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.

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