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Hiroshige I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00087928
Hiroshige I

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Japanese, 19th century, male.

Born 1797, in Edo (now Tokyo); died September 1858.

Print artist.

The uncontested master of the landscape print, Hiroshige is as well known in Japan as he is in the West. It is likely that no one has ever interpreted the beauties of the Japanese landscape with such understanding. Unanimously regarded as Japan’s foremost landscape artist, Hiroshige, together with Hokusai (...

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Subjects: Prints and Printmaking ; 19th-Century Art ; East Asian Art

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