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Ukiyo-E Painters | List of 7 Ukiyo-E Painters | 7 Famous Ukiyo-E Artists

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Katsushika Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849) - Japan (Edo (Present-Day Tokyo))

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Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎, listen (help·info), c. October 31, 1760 – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by Sesshū Tōyō and other styles of Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十......

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) - Japan (Edo)

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese: 月岡 芳年 also named Taiso Yoshitoshi 大蘇 芳年 30 April 1839 – 9 June 1892) was a Japanese artist. He is widely recognized as the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. He is also regarded as one of the form's greatest innovators. His career spanned two eras – the last years of Edo period ......

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861) - Japan (Edo)

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 國芳, January 1, 1798 – April 14, 1861) was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He was a member of the Utagawa school. The range of Kuniyoshi's subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals. He is known for depiction......

Kitagawa Utamaro

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753 - 1806) - Japan (Edo)

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Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese: 喜多川 歌麿 c. 1753 – 31 October 1806) was a Japanese artist. He is one of the most highly regarded designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings, and is best known for his bijin ōkubi-e "large-headed pictures of beautiful women" of the 1790s. He also produced nature studies, particularly illustrated books of insects. L......

Utagawa Kunisada

Utagawa Kunisada (1786 - 1865) - Japan (Honjo)

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Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese: 歌川 国貞 also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (三代歌川豊国) 1786 – 12 January 1865) was the most popular, prolific and financially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. In his own time, his reputation far exceeded that of his contemporaries, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi. At the end of the Edo p......

Utagawa Toyokuni

Utagawa Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) -

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Utagawa Toyokuni (Japanese: 歌川豊国 1769 in Edo – 24 February 1825 in Edo), also often referred to as Toyokuni I, to distinguish him from the members of his school who took over his gō (art-name) after he died, was a great master of ukiyo-e, known in particular for his kabuki actor prints. He was the second head of the renowned Utagawa school of Japan......

Ando Hiroshige

Ando Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) - Japan (Tokyo)

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