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Utamaro

[oo-tah-mah-raw; English oo-tuh-mahr-oh] /ˈu tɑˈmɑ rɔ; English ˌu təˈmɑr oʊ/
noun
1.
Kitagawa
[kee-tah-gah-wah] /ˈki tɑˈgɑ wɑ/ (Show IPA),
1753–1806, Japanese painter, draftsman, and designer of prints.
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  • Tamagawa Shucho was a rare pupil of Utamaro who worked about 1790 to 1810.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • This was the time when Utamaro also suffered at their hands.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • During this last decade of the nineteenth century Utamaro produced the greatest of his works.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Notwithstanding her western garb, she resembled a print of Utamaro.

    Visionaries James Huneker
  • But with patience and judgment the collector may still obtain now and then a fine specimen of Utamaro's work.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • He too passed from the manner of Kiyonaga into that of Utamaro; but his middle period is his most characteristic.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • In Utamaro's early work, which began with an illustrated book in 1776, the influence of Kiyonaga was strong.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • In the decade between 1780 and 1790 Utamaro produced many additional books.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Shunsho was a great sinner in this respect; so also were Utamaro and Toyokuni.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • This 1790 decade, when Utamaro was at the zenith of his powers, saw many triumphs besides the silver-portraits.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
British Dictionary definitions for Utamaro

Utamaro

/ˌuːtəˈmɑːrəʊ/
noun
1.
Kitagawa (ˌkiːtəˈɡɑːwə), original name Kitagawa Nebsuyoshi. 1753–1806, Japanese master of wood-block prints, of the ukiyo-e school; noted esp for his portraits of women
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