Kitaōji Rosanjin (北大路 魯山人, March 23, 1883 – December 21, 1959) was the pseudonym for a noted artist and epicure during the early to mid-Shōwa period of Japan. His real name was Kitaōji Fusajirō (北大路 房次郎), but he is best known by his artistic name, Rosanjin. A man of many talents, Rosanjin was also a calligrapher, ceramicist, engraver, painter, lacquer artist and restaurateur.
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Artist, Calligrapher, Potter, Medalist
Rosanjin Kitaōji, Kitaoji Rosanjin, Fusajirō, Fusajirō Kitaōji
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