Kaii Higashiyama

Kaii Higashiyama ( Higashiyama Kai'i, July 8, 1908 - May 6, 1999) was a Japanese artist.

Born in Yokohama, Higashiyama graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1931. He was awarded the Japan Art Institute prize in 1956. In 1968 he completed large murals on the New Imperial Palace, and in 1969 he was given the Order of Cultural Merits and designated as a person with cultural merit. In 1975 and in 1980, he completed murals in the Toshodaiji Temple.