Murata Shuko

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  • Born: 1422
  • Died: 1502
  • Japanese: 村田珠光 (Murata Shukou)

Murata Shukô was a tea master, considered the father of tea ceremony, and credited with originating the tradition of appreciation of the wabi aesthetic.


  • Morgan Pitelka. "Art, Agency, and Networks in the Career of Tokugawa Ieyasu." in A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, 459.