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KIYONOBU I (1664 - 1729), Print artist, poster artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KIYONOBU I (1664 - 1729), Print artist, poster artist

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Japanese, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1664, in Osaka; died 1729.

Print artist, poster artist.

Torii Kiyonobu was the son of the poster designer Kiyomoto, who had moved with his family to Edo in 1687. He was the real founder of the Torii school after succeeding his father in 1702 as the head of the studio he had founded. The line, which is still active today,

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