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His sharp observation and firm character delineation produced some of the most
memorable portraits in Japanese literature. Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya,
Japan, museum opened in 1945, housing the collection of the Tokugawa family.
Tokugawa period 28 of Mito han (feudal clan), one of the most powerful of the
many feudal fiefs into which Japan was then divided. Although controlled by the
Tokugawa house, Mito had become the centre of a movement claiming that the
He envisioned Japan's domination of the entire Far East, but his death after an
unsuccessful invasion of Korea in 1597 caused the transfer of power to
Tokugawa Ieyasu who initiated the peaceful three-centuries-long Tokugawa era.
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