Shingei

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Shingei Geiami - Viewing a Waterfall. Exhibited at the Nezu Museum, Tokyo.

Shingei (真芸), also called Geiami (芸阿弥) or Shingei Geiami (真芸芸阿弥) (1431–1485?) was a Japanese painter and artist in the Muromachi period in the service of the Ashikaga shoguns. Born into a family of renowned artists and curators (Ami family), he succeeded his father Shinno (Nōami) as the curator of the Ashikaga art collection and became a painter in his own right.[1] He is known for his yamato-e paintings in Sumi-e style, following the tradition of Tenshō Shūbun. Geiami and his son Sōami were known as the three-Ami's or San-Ami when with their ancestor.

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  1. ^ "Shingei Brief Biography". Retrieved 2012-09-26.