Fuse Kiyonao

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  • Born: Nara Period
  • Died: ??
  • Title: Ason
  • Japanese: 布勢朝臣清直 (Fuse no Ason Kiyonao)

Kiyokawa was appointed ambassador to China in 778, and won praise from both Tang and Song officials as a talented calligrapher, compared with the pen of Wang Xizhi (321-379).


  • Wang, Zhenping. Ambassadors from the Islands of Immortals: China-Japan Relations in the Han-Tang Period, Association for Asian Studies and University of Hawai'i Press, HI, 2005.