Hasegawa Settan

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"Moon and Autumn Plants," Tokyo National Museum
  • Born: 1778
  • Died: 1843
  • Other Names: 長谷川宗秀 Hasegawa Sôshû
  • Japanese: 長谷川 雪旦 (Hasegawa Settan)

Hasegawa Settan was an Edo period machi eshi (town painter) who later became a goyô eshi (court painter) to the Ogasawara clan lords of Karatsu han.

He also prepared illustrations for woodblock-printed illustrated books such as the 1834-1836 Edo meisho zue (Illustrations of Famous Sites in Edo).[1]


  • Gallery labels, "Moon and Autumn Plants," Tokyo National Museum.[1]
  1. Nihon kinsei seikatsu ehiki: Ryûkyûjin gyôretsu to Edo hen 日本近世生活絵引:琉球人行列と江戸編、Research Center for Nonwritten Cultural Materials, Institute for the Study of Japanese Folk Culture, Kanagawa University 神奈川大学日本常民文化研究所非文字資料研究センター (2020), 116.