What has been documented is that virtually all of his known work was created between 18.
HIROSHIGE, ANDO was born in Edo in 1797 and Died in 1858.
A list of artists in our range is as follows: CHIKASHIGE, MORIKAWA was a pupil of Kunichika and very little is known about his life or background.
Some researchers claim that he lived from 1835 until 1900 but I have never seen any factual evidence of this.
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KUNICHIKA, TOYOHARA was born in 1835 in Kyobashi, Tokyo.
His series ASANO, TAKEJI was born in Kyoto in 1900 and lived to 1999. During his Life he Created Over 600 Different Woodblock Scenes and he is Recognised as one of Most Prolific and Most Talented of Shin Hanga Artists.
In 1930, along with other members of the Creative Print Society, he contributed to a series of prints titled “Creative Prints of Twelve Months in New Kyoto” (Sosaku-hanga shin Kyoto junikagetsu). It is no wonder that a Year Prior to his Death he was Honored with the Title of a Living National Treasure. He was Born in Asakusa, Tokyo, and became a student of Kiyotaka at the Age of 13.
When looking at Japanese woodblock prints it is also helpful to know a basic outline of the chronology of Japanese history as often they are described by the era of their creation.
These are: We stock Japanese woodblock prints from the Ukiyo-e and Shin Hanga periods, as well as a large range of contemporary prints.