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When Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-89) was a child and training as an artist at the Surugadai branch of the Kano School of painting, his teacher nicknamed him “demon painter,” because of his impressive talent. Even before that, however, Kyosai had trained under the ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Once established as an independent artist, Kyosai pursued various artistic styles and techniques throughout his life.

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