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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.