Subject:Re: Wild Geese Painting by Bian Shoumin (?)
Posted By: I.Nagy Thu, Mar 04, 2021
Nor are the Japanese-language sources much more extensive.
Yamada Totsusai 1814-1873
Born in Kasamatsu, Mino Province (today's Gifu Prefecture) as a child of Yamada Kuniharu a medicine dealer. His original name was Koretaka, but commonly called as Kabei. First learned painting from Hirose Shunshō in Kasamatsu. Later entered the gate of Yamamoto Baiitsu in Owari and became his first disciple. He was good at flowers and plants, birds and animals. In addition he was also good at poetry and seal carving.