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Yoshida Hanbei was a prominent early ''[[ukiyo-e]]'' artist and book illustrator in Kyoto and Osaka. Fully contemporary with [[Hishikawa Moronobu]], often described as one of the "fathers" of ''ukiyo-e'', Hanbei was one of the most prolific of all ''ukiyo-e'' artists, producing several thousand illustrations for over one hundred books, including tens of books by prominent novelist [[Ihara Saikaku]].
 
Yoshida Hanbei was a prominent early ''[[ukiyo-e]]'' artist and book illustrator in Kyoto and Osaka. Fully contemporary with [[Hishikawa Moronobu]], often described as one of the "fathers" of ''ukiyo-e'', Hanbei was one of the most prolific of all ''ukiyo-e'' artists, producing several thousand illustrations for over one hundred books, including tens of books by prominent novelist [[Ihara Saikaku]].

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  • Active: c. 1664-1690
  • Japanese: 吉田半兵衛 (Yoshida Hanbei / Yoshida Hanbee)

Yoshida Hanbei was a prominent early ukiyo-e artist and book illustrator in Kyoto and Osaka. Fully contemporary with Hishikawa Moronobu, often described as one of the "fathers" of ukiyo-e, Hanbei was one of the most prolific of all ukiyo-e artists, producing several thousand illustrations for over one hundred books, including tens of books by prominent novelist Ihara Saikaku.

[edit] References

  • Lane, Richard. Images from the Floating World. New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1978. p55.
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