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HARUNOBU (1724 - 1770), Painter, master engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARUNOBU (1724 - 1770), Painter, master engraver

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Japanese, 18th century, male.

Born 1724 or 1725, in Edo (now Tokyo); died 15 June 1770.

Painter, master engraver.

Harunobu’s work marked the beginning of a new phase in the history of the Japanese print. Having developed over a century, the print reached a technical and aesthetic perfection with Harunobu, thanks to the advent of polychromy in the art of printing. Harunobu was one of the first

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