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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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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...

Hara, Hiromu

Hiroshi Kashiwagi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 215 words.

(b Nagano, June 22, 1903; d March 26, 1986).

Japanese graphic designer. He graduated from the Tokyo Prefectural School of Technology in 1921 and taught there from 1922 to...

Josetsu

Karen L. Brock.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 532 words.

(fl c. 1405–23).

Japanese painter and Zen monk. Contemporary biographical information about Josetsu is limited to two references. A brief entry dated 1448 in the...

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...