Utagawa Kunisada

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Style: Ukiyo-E;

Place: Honjo

Born: 1786

Death: 1865

Nationality: Japan

Biography:

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 commercially 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 ...

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