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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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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...

Kume, Keiichiro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 50 words.

Japanese, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866; died 1934.

Painter. Landscapes.

Keiichiro Kume was a student of Fuji Gazo and Raphael Collin. He worked in Saga...

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...

Gao Jianfu

Deborah Nash.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 734 words.

[Kao Chien-fu]

(b Panyu County, Guangdong Province, Oct 12, 1879; d Macao, May 22, 1951).

Chinese painter. He was one of the principal founders of the Lingnan school...

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...

Yamamoto Baiitsu

Patricia J. Graham.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 469 words.

[ Yamamoto Shinryō ; Baiitsu ; Baika ; Gyokuzen ]

(b Nagoya, 1783; d Nagoya, 1856).

Japanese painter . He was the son of a sculptor, who worked for the...

Asai, Chū

Aya Louisa McDonald.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 657 words.

[Mokugo; Mokugyo]

(b Edo [now Tokyo], June 21, 1856; d Kyoto, Dec 16, 1907).

Japanese painter . He was the leading Western-style (Yōga; see Japan, §VI, 5,...

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...

Yi Chae-gwan

Hong Sŏn-p’yo.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 378 words.

[ho Sodang ]

(b Yong’in, Kyŏnggi Province, 1783; d c. 1839).

Korean painter. He was born into an impoverished noble household and was active in the...

Ukita Ikkei

Patricia J. Graham.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 483 words.

[Toyotomi Kiminobu; Sekinan Shōja; Tameushi (Igyū)]

(b Kyoto, 1795; d Kyoto, 1859).

Japanese painter and poet. He was an official painter for the imperial court...

Tatsuno, Kingo

Hiroyuki Suzuki.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 292 words.

(b Karatsu Prov. [now Saga Prefect.], Aug 22, 1854; d Tokyo, March 25, 1919).

Japanese architect. He studied architecture under Josiah Conder at the Imperial College of...

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...

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...

Tucker China Factory

Ellen Paul Denker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 204 words.

[American China Manufactory]

American porcelain manufactory. William Ellis Tucker (b Philadelphia, 11 June 1800; d Philadelphia, 22 Aug 1832) made an enormous contribution to...

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...

Kongōbuji

Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 1559 words.

[Kōya, Mt; Kōyasan; Kōyasanji; Kōyasan Kongōbuji]

Japanese Buddhist temple and shrine complex in Ito district, Wakayama Prefecture. Lying about 70 km south of Osaka on Mt Kōya...

Eiheiji

Dennis Lishka.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 957 words.

Japanese Zen Buddhist monastery of the Sōtō sect, in Fukui Prefecture. Eiheiji’s significance derives largely from the place in the history of Japanese Buddhism of its founder, Dōgen...