Shunei (1762 - 1819 )

A student of Shunsho, Shunei Katsukawa was a prolific and successful woodblock print artist. Most active from the mid-1780s through the 1790s, his earliest known work is an illustrated book published in 1782. He is credited as one of the first artists to popularize the emerging okubi-e, or “big head,” style portraits. In addition to actor prints, Shunei designed studies of sumo wrestlers. A contemporary of Toyokuni I and Sharaku, Shunei’s prints are distinctive in their active, yet balanced compositions and dramatic flair.

Japanese Woodblock Prints (1600 - 1800)

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The Wrestler Kachozan

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The Wrestler Kachozan

JP-209184

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Kabuki Actor Matsumoto Koshiro IV

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Kabuki Actor Matsumoto Koshiro IV

JP-208376

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Kabuki Actor in a Female Role

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Kabuki Actor in a Female Role

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Actor Sawamura Sojuro III as Nagoya Sanza

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Actor Sawamura Sojuro III as Nagoya Sanza

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Kabuki Actor as Yaoya Oshichi

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Kabuki Actor as Yaoya Oshichi

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Kabuki Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII

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Kabuki Actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII

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Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Yaozo III

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Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Yaozo III

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Kabuki Actor Sawamura Sojuro III as Hayano Kanpei

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Kabuki Actor Sawamura Sojuro III as Hayano Kanpei

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Kabuki Actor Otani Oniji III

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Kabuki Actor Otani Oniji III

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Kabuki Actor Wakayama Tomisaburo

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Kabuki Actor Wakayama Tomisaburo

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Sumo Wrestler Nishikigi Tsukagoro

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Sumo Wrestler Nishikigi Tsukagoro

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