Watanabe Seitei

Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) was a Japanese artist and one of the leading figures of the Meiji era (1868-1912). He was a master of traditional Japanese painting and was known for his exquisite depictions of birds and flowers. Seitei also played a key role in the development of the Nihonga ("Japanese-style painting") movement, which sought to modernize traditional Japanese painting techniques. He was highly influential in the development of Japanese art during his lifetime, and his work continues to be celebrated for its technical mastery and exquisite beauty.

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