#695: Sekien (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#695: Sekien (category: artist)


Sekien Toriyama was a very famous and very popular ukiyo-e artist in the middle of Edo period. He had many apprentices, including Utamaro Kitagawa (refer to #685).

Sekien was well-known for his works featuring yokai (imaginary monsters in Japanese folklore), such as Oni (refer to #090), Kappa (refer to #234), and so on.

Sekien Japan

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