Kitaoji Rosanjin

1883
He was born in Kyoto, as the second son of the priest of Kamigamo Shrine. He was adopted several times.
1905
Studied under Okamoto Katei , and become independent with calligraphy, paste up, and seal-engraving skills.
1919
He managed the Taigado Art Retailer with his friend Takeshiro Nakamura, where Kyobashi Rokeian (a brunch of Shibuya Kurodatoen).
1925
The Bishoku club became a private restaurant, the "Hoshigaoka-saryo ".
1955
He was selected as a Living National Treasure for his Oribe work, but he declined.
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