Tanaka Raishō (1868-1940) was a Japanese painter active in the Meiji and Taisho periods. Born in Shimane Prefecture, his first name was Daijiro. He studied Chinese calligraphy with his father from the age of 13, and at the age of 17, he decided to become a painter and went to Hagi to study under Mori Kansai, then moved to Tokyo in 1902 to study under Kawabata Gyokusho. He won many prizes at the exhibitions of the Japan Art Association, served as a judge of the Tatsumi Gakkai and a councilor of the Nippon Gakkai, and became a professor of the Kawabata School of Painting.