Suzuki Harunobu

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Place: Edo

Born: 1725

Death: 1770

Nationality: Japan

Biography:

Suzuki Harunobu (鈴木 春信?, 1725? – July 7, 1770) was a Japanese woodblock print artist, one of the most famous in the Ukiyo-e style. He was an innovator, the first to produce full-color prints (nishiki-e) in 1765, rendering obsolete the former modes of two- and three-color prints. Harunobu used many special techniques, and depicted a wide variety of ...