- Born: 1721
- Died: 1783
- Period: Edo Period
- Occupation: Poet, Artist, Author.
Maki Tōei (1721-1783) is known to have been a poet during the Edo Period.
During his life he wrote under the pen name Rōsan (Old Silkworm) and Shiyō-kan (Hall of Violet Light), amongst others.
He wrote the forward for the Gazu Hyakki Yagyo as well as undertaking the calligraphy for it, signing the book:
By the Hermit of the Eastern Capital, Rōsan, master of Shiyo.1
1. Yoda, H. and Alt, M. (2016) “Japandemonium: Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopaedia of Toriyama Sekien.”. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.
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