Japanese Art Gallery
This gallery gathers public domain works.
※ Works that passed the copyright protection period after the death of the author are posted.
|utagawa kuniyoshi （歌川国芳） 1798 - 1861|
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 國芳, January 1, 1798 ? April 14, 1861) was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He was a member of the Utagawa school.
The range of Kuniyoshi's subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals. He is known for depictions of the battles of legendary samurai heroes. His artwork incorporated aspects of Western representation in landscape painting and caricature.