Toyohara Kunichika Canvas Wall Art

Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) was one of Japan’s most successful woodblock print artist during the Edo period. His passion for Kabuki led him to mainly focus on producing prints of actors and actresses from Kabuki scenes, by using the Ukiyo-e style.

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Kunichika was an alcoholic and womanizer, and also created bijinga (attractive women) paintings. He worked successfully in the Edo period, and carried those traditions into the Meiji period. To his contemporaries and now to some modern art historians, this has been seen as a significant achievement during a time of great social change in Japan’s history.