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Shunsho

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00168949
Shunsho

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Japanese, 18th century, male.

Active in Edo (now Tokyo).

Born 1726; died 1792 or 1793.

Painter, print artist. Figures, portraits, genre scenes.

Ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world).

Shunsho was a pupil of Miyagawa Shunsui (active in the frist half of the 18th century) who devoted himself to designing ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 18th-Century Art ; East Asian Art

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