Shunei (1762 - 1819 )

A student of Shunsho, Shunei Katsukawa was a prolific and successful woodblock artist. Most active from the mid-1780s through the 1790s, he is credited as one of the first artists to popularize the emerging genre of okubi-e, or “big head” portraits. Shunei also designed prints of Kabuki scenes and studies of sumo wrestling. Shunei’s prints are distinctive in their active, yet balanced compositions, as well as in their ability to skillfully convey emotion through macabre design and somber color schemes.

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