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Kunisada began his apprenticeship around 1800 under the master Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) and became one of his chief pupils. the Utagawa school specialized in actor prints. Kunisada is also known as Toyokuni III. During his life, he has had a few…

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Hiroshige is known as the “artist of rain, snow, and mist”. Born as Ando Tokutaro, he was to follow the career of his father as a fire watchman. In 1811, he was a pupil of Toyohiro. In 1812, he officially became accepted into the Utagawa School.…

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Hiroshige is known as the “artist of rain, snow, and mist”. Born as Ando Tokutaro, he was to follow the career of his father as a fire watchman. In 1811, he was a pupil of Toyohiro. In 1812, he officially became accepted into the Utagawa School.…

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This woodblock print depicts serene figures applied in the half length portrait style on (okubi-e). This style was developed by Utamaro in 1791. It focuses attention on facial expression and demeanor to disclose more perfectly the inner beauty and…

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Kunisada began his apprenticeship around 1800 under the master Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) and became one of his chief pupils. the Utagawa school specialized in actor prints. Kunisada is also known as Toyokuni III. During his life, he has had a few…

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Kunisada began his apprenticeship around 1800 under the master Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) and became one of his chief pupils. the Utagawa school specialized in actor prints. Kunisada is also known as Toyokuni III. During his life, he has had a few…
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