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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Toyoharu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 384 words.

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1735, in Bungo (Oita Prefecture); died 1814.

Print artist.

Toyoharu was the founder of the Utagawa School, which would...

Tsukioka, Settei

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 197 words.

Japanese, 18th century, male.

Active in Osaka, c. 1750-1780.

Born 1710, in Omi, now Shiga Prefecture; died 1786, in Osaka.

Print artist.

A disciple of...

Kiyonobu I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 214 words.

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...

Mizufune, Rokushu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 109 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1912, in Hiroshima Prefecture; died 1980 or 1981.

Sculptor, engraver.

Mizufune left the university of fine arts in Tokyo in...

Hagi, Takashi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 141 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active in Takatsuki.

Born 1920, in Shizuoka.

Painter, engraver.

Hagi Takashi graduated from Meiji University in Tokyo. He...

Nagase, Yoshiro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 116 words.

Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1891, in Ibaraki Prefecture; died 1978.

Engraver.

After leaving the sculpture department of the fine arts university of Tokyo...

Yang Jiachang

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 40 words.

Chinese, 20th century, male.

Active in northern China.

Engraver (wood).

Yang Jiachang was one of the founders of the Woodcut Movement and ran the Wood-Engraving...

Sakamoto, Hanjirō

Atsushi Tanaka.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 253 words.

(b Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, March 2, 1882; d Yame, Fukuoka Prefecture, July 14, 1969).

Japanese painter and printmaker. Encouraged by his friend, the Japanese painter Aoki...

Kaigetsudō family

Richard Lane and Tadashi Kobayashi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 634 words.

Name used by members of a school of Japanese painters and print designers, which flourished in Edo (now Tokyo) during the first half of the 18th century. They specialized in paintings...

Ma Desheng

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 502 words.

Chinese, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born 1952, in Beijing.

Painter, printmaker.

Ma Desheng was one of the founders and leaders of the...

Masanobu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 491 words.

Japanese, 18th century, male.

Active in Edo (now Tokyo).

Born 1686; died 1764.

Painter, print artist, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes.

Masanobu was...

Kitao Shigemasa

Masato Naitō.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Prints and Printmaking; Book Arts and Illustration; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 284 words.

[Kitabatake Kanetomo; Karan, Kōsuisai]

(b Edo [now Tokyo], 1739; d Edo, 1820).

Japanese print designer and book illustrator. He was unusual among ukiyoe (‘pictures of...

Ei, Kyū

Yasuyoshi Saito.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; History of Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 257 words.

[Sugita, Hideo]

(b Miyazaki Prefect., April 28, 1911; d Tokyo, March 10, 1960).

Japanese photographer, painter, printmaker and critic. In 1925 he entered the...