Kitagawa Utamaro

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Style: Ukiyo-E;

Place: Edo

Born: 1753

Death: 1806

Biography:

Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese: ??? ?? 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 ?kubi-e "large-headed pictures of beautiful women" of the 1790s. He also produced nature studies, particularly illustrated books of insects. L...

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