Japanese art history | Japanese art history
Kitagawa Utamaro was the leading light of the popular Ukiyo-e school of woodblock print designers during its golden age, famous throughout Japan within his own lifetime, an immeasurable influence upon nineteenth century French artists, such as Vincent Van Gogh, Édouard Manet and Claude Monet, and...
Kitagawa Utamaro is one of the most well-known and admired figures in the history of Japanese art, renowned throughout the world for his portraits of beautiful women. Unrivalled at the height of his career, he is recognised as having been the leading light of the Ukiyo-e School during its golden...
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