takami senseki

  1. Takami Senseki

    Takami Senseki

    Takami Senseki (鷹見泉石, 1785-1858) was a senior advisor (karo) of the Koga Domain (modern-day Ibaraki Prefecture) and was known as a great expert in Dutch (Western) studies (rangaku). His portrait is rendered by Watanabe Kazan (1793-1841), who himself promoted Japan's modernization.
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