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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1930 item #1318628 (stock #H1)
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Utagawa Kunisada II (1823–1880) was a Japanese ukiyo-e printmaker, one of three to take the name "Utagawa Kunisada." A pupil of Utagawa Kunisada I, he signed much of his early work "Baidō Kunimasa III." He took the name Kunisada after marrying his master's eldest daughter in 1846. He changed his name once more following his master's death, to Toyokuni III...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1930 item #1318618 (stock #H2)
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Utagawa Toyokuni (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 gō (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 Japanese woodblock artists, and was the artist who really moved it to the position of great fame and power it occupied for the rest of the nineteenth century...