#685: Utamaro (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#685: Utamaro (category: artist)


Utamaro Kitagawa is often regarded as one of the five greatest ukiyo-e artists during the Edo period, along with Hiroshige (refer to #684), Sharaku, Hokusai, and Kuniyoshi.

He is well-known especially for his Bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) with skillfully delicate lines, and his masterpieces have been loved not only in Japan but also worldwide.

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(Monday, October 21st, 2019)    See Archive

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