Kunisada

Printmaking, Visual Artist

1786 – 1865

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Who was Kunisada?

Utagawa Kunisada was the most popular, prolific and financially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. In his own time, his reputation far exceeded that of his contemporaries, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi.

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Born
1786
Edo
Also known as
  • Utagawa Kunisada I
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Died
Jan 12, 1865

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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