Utagawa Toyokuni I

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Born: 1769

Death: 1825

Biography:

Utagawa Toyokuni (Japanese: ???? 1769 in Edo?? 24?February 1825 in Edo), also often referred to as Toyokuni I, to distinguish him from the members of his school who took over his g? (art-name) after he died, was a great master of ukiyo-e, known in particular for his kabuki actor prints. He was the second head of the renowned Utagawa school of Japan...

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