Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Harunobu Suzuki

Girl at Shrine
late 1760s
woodblock print (Ukiyo-e)

Suzuki, Harunobu (1724? – 1770) was a Japanese woodblock print artist, one of the most famous in the Ukiyo-e style.
He was an innovator, the first to produce full-color prints (nishiki-e) in 1765.
Much about Harunobu's life is unknown.