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Utamaro

[oo-tah-mah-raw; English oo-tuh-mahr-oh]
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noun
  1. Ki·ta·ga·wa [kee-tah-gah-wah] /ˈki tɑˈgɑ wɑ/, 1753–1806, Japanese painter, draftsman, and designer of prints.
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Historical Examples

  • Bunro, some of whose work is fine, was a rare imitator of Utamaro.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • It was by his portraits of women that Utamaro won his great fame.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Tamagawa Shucho was a rare pupil of Utamaro who worked about 1790 to 1810.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • When Utamaro died, in 1806, the great days of the figure-print were ended.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Shunsho was a great sinner in this respect; so also were Utamaro and Toyokuni.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke


British Dictionary definitions for utamaro

Utamaro

noun
  1. Kitagawa (ˌkiːtəˈɡɑːwə), original name Kitagawa Nebsuyoshi . 1753–1806, Japanese master of wood-block prints, of the ukiyo-e school; noted esp for his portraits of women
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