suzuki harunobu

Harunobu

[hahr-oo-noh-boo; Japanese hah-roo-naw-boo]
noun
Suzuki [soo-zoo-kee] , 1720?–70, Japanese painter and printmaker.
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suzuki harunobu

Japanese artist of the Ukiyo-e movement (paintings and wood-block prints of the "floating world"), who established the art of nishiki-e, or polychrome prints. He created a fashion for pictures of lyrical scenes with figures of exquisite grace.

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