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TOYOHIRO (1773 - 1828), Painter, print artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TOYOHIRO (1773 - 1828), Painter, print artist

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Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1773, in Edo (now Tokyo); died 1828, in Edo.

Painter, print artist. Animals.

Toyohiro had a thorough training in the traditions of the Tosa and Kano Schools. He then worked together with Toyokuni (1769-1825), who was four years his elder, but although as talented an artist he lacked Toyokuni’s authoritarian, dominant nature. Toyohiro specialised in genre scenes with

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