Yoshitora (fl. c.1850 - 1880 )

Yoshitora Utagawa lived and worked in Edo during the 19th century. The exact dates of his birth and death are unknown. He was an important pupil of Kuniyoshi. Yoshitora worked in many different genres, from actor portraits to cityscapes of Tokyo, but he is best known for his warrior prints and Yokohama prints. With the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, Japan opened to American trade at Yokohama. Yokohama-e present Japan's early impression of the Westerners arriving in this port city. Yoshitora was a leading designer of these prints, revealing the appearance and inventions of these foreigners. In addition, Yoshitora produced prints of foreign scenes, based not on personal observation, but derived from Western engravings. Today, his works can be found in such celebrated collections as the British Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Act. III: The Chushingura

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Act. III: The Chushingura

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Tomimori Sukeemon Masakata

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Tomimori Sukeemon Masakata

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Kaiga Yazaemon Tomonobu

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Kaiga Yazaemon Tomonobu

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Yato Yomoshichi Norikane

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Yato Yomoshichi Norikane

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Kusunoki-Hankan Tachibana Masanari

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Kusunoki-Hankan Tachibana Masanari

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11 Scenes of Kanadehon Chushingura at a Glance

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11 Scenes of Kanadehon Chushingura at a Glance

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