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Utagawa Kunisada III

歌川国貞 (3代目) (Utagawa Kunisada)


Utagawa Kunisada III (1848–1920) was an ukiyo-e printmaker of the Utagawa school, specializing in yakusha-e (pictures of kabuki actors). He began studying under Utagawa Kunisada I at the age of 10, and continued under Kunisada II after their master's death. He originally signed his prints "Kunimasa" or "Baidō Kunimasa". About 1889, he began signing his prints "Kunisada", "Baidō Kunisada" or "Kōchōrō Kunisada". By 1892, he was using "Hōsai", "Kōchōrō Hōsai", "Baidō Hōsai", and "Utagawa Hōsai".). See "Utagawa Kunisada III". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2015-04-22.

Woodblock Ukiyoe Print: Utagawa Kunisada III-Kabuki Actor Onoe Kikugoro (c.1890)



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