Utagawa Toyoharu

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Born: 1735

Death: 1814

Biography:

Utagawa Toyoharu (?? ??, c.?1735?? 1814) was a Japanese artist in the ukiyo-e genre, known as the founder of the Utagawa school and for his uki-e pictures that incorporated Western-style geometrical perspective to create a sense of depth. Born in Toyooka in Tajima Province, Toyoharu first studied art in Kyoto, then in Edo (modern Tokyo), where from...

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