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Utagawa Toyokuni: A Man Who Surpassed Sharaku

Utagawa Toyokuni: A Man Who Surpassed Sharaku

Utagawa Toyokuni I (1769-1825), one of the leading ukiyo-e artists of the Edo Period (1603-1868), was known for outshining Toshusai Sharaku (active 1794-1795), equalling Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) with his bijinga (portraits of beautiful women) and producing woodblock prints that rivaled those of Katsushika Hokusai ...

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CWAJ Print Show

CWAJ Print Show

The College Women’s Association of Japan (CWAJ) hosts its annual print show in Tokyo. Since 1949 in the aftermath of World War II when a group of alumni from American women’s colleges established scholarship programs to help Japanese women study overseas, CWAJ has promoted ...

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