Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Style: Ukiyo-E

Place: Edo

Born: 1797

Death: 1862

Nationality: Japan

Biography:

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 国芳?, January 1, 1797 - April 14, 1862) was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He is associated with the Utagawa school. The range of Kuniyoshi's preferred subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals. He is known...