The Diplomat Su Wu

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The Diplomat Su Wu

Paintings / Edo

By Watanabe Kazan (1793-1841)

Edo period, dated 1839 (Tenpo 10)

Light color on silk

140.9×53.6

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Su Wu was arrested during a diplomatic mission in foreign territory and lived in exile for 12 years. The artist himself was also exiled for his promotion of Western ideas.

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