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Utagawa Kunisada (aka Toyokuni III)

歌川 国貞 (Utagawa Kunisada)

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese: 歌川 国貞; also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (三代歌川豊国); 1786-12 January 1865) was the most popular, prolific and financially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. In his own time, his reputation far exceeded that of his contemporaries, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi. See "Utagawa Kunisada". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2014-07-30.

Japanese Woodblock Ukiyo-e by Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) 'Pleasure' c.1854

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