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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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Kakushu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 28 words.

Japanese, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1650; died 1731.

Painter.

Sumiyoshi School.

Kakushu was the son of Sumiyoshi Hiromichi and the founder of the...

Gito

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 36 words.

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1780, in Bizen (Okayama); died 1819.

Painter.

Gito belonged to the Shijo school in Kyoto and was a disciple of its...

Hiroyuki

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 53 words.

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1755; died 1811.

Painter.

The son of Keishu (1729-1797), Hiroyuki was adopted by Sumiyoshi Hiromori, the foun­der of the...

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...

Deng Shiru

Elizabeth F. Bennett.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Book Arts and Illustration; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 540 words.

[Teng Shih-ju; Wanbai]

(b Huaining, Anhui Province, 1743; d 1805).

Chinese calligrapher and seal-carver. He is generally recognized as the founder of the stele...

Zōroku family

Norihisa Mizuta.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 896 words.

[Hamamura]

Name used by five generations of Japanese seal-carvers, active from the mid-18th century to the Meiji period (1868–1912). An ancient bronze seal (Jap. kichū) with a stem...

Kutani

Richard L. Wilson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 681 words.

Centre of ceramics production in Japan. Porcelain was produced from the mid-17th century at Kutani (now in Ishikawa Prefect.). The term Old Kutani (Ko Kutani) is frequently applied to...

Soga family

Elizabeth Lillehoj.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 1075 words.

Family or group of Japanese painters. They were active from the 15th century to the 18th and are renowned for their powerfully expressive paintings. Although sometimes referred to...

Chŏng Sŏn

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 738 words.

[cha Wŏnbaek; ho Kyŏmjae, Kyŏmno, Nankok]

(b Seoul, Jan 3, 1676; d Seoul, March 24, 1759).

Korean painter. He was the founder of the native school of painting known as c...

Nagasawa Rosetsu

Patricia J. Graham.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 539 words.

[Gyosha; Inkyo; Kanshū; Rosetsu]

(b Yamashiro, 1754; d Osaka, 1799).

Japanese painter. He was born into a low-ranking samurai family of the Yodo clan. When he was...

Kishi Ganku

Patricia J. Graham.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 967 words.

[Utanosuke; Utanosuke; Ransai, Kyūsōrō, Kayō, Kakandō, Dōkōkan, Gotōkan, Tansai, Tenkaikutsu]

(b Kanazawa, 1749 or 1756; d Kyoto, 1838).

Japanese painter. Two...

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...

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...

Chosŏn dynasty

Junghee Lee.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 814 words.

[Yi]

Korean dynasty that ruled the Korean peninsula from 1392 to 1910. The founder of the dynasty, Yi Sŏng-gye, posthumously known as King T’aejo (reg 1392–8), established...

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...

Tankai

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 80 words.

Japanese, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1629; died 1716 or 1718.

Sculptor.

Edo period.

The founder of the Hozan-ji temple in Nara Prefecture, Tankai...

Yokoi Kinkoku

Patricia Fister.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 673 words.

[ Yokoi Myōdō ; Kōmori Dōjin ]

(b Kasanui, Ōmi Prov. [now Kusatsu, Shiga Prefect.], 1761; d Kasanui, 1832).

Japanese priest and painter . The first half of...