Toyohara Chikanobu

1838 - 1912

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Toyohara Chikanobu (豊原周延, 1838–1912), better known to his contemporaries as Yōshū Chikanobu (楊洲周延), was a Japanese painter and printmaker who was widely regarded as a prolific woodblock artist during the Meiji epoch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Toyohara Chikanobu has received more than 143,563 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Toyohara Chikanobu is the 1,522nd most popular painter (down from 1,402nd in 2019), the 1,082nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,049th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Japanese Painter.

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Over the past year Toyohara Chikanobu has had the most page views in the with 19,141 views, followed by Japanese (13,213), and French (1,982). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (90.38%), Finnish (49.86%), and Japanese (39.30%)


Among painters, Toyohara Chikanobu ranks 1,522 out of 2,023Before him are Kanō Tan'yū, Qian Xuan, Bartholomeus Breenbergh, Hans Leonhard Schäufelein, Fyodor Alekseyev, and Joseph Ducreux. After him are Charles Demuth, Helena Westermarck, Stanisław Witkiewicz, Josef Abel, Gustaf Lundberg, and Wilhelm Bendz.

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Among people born in 1838, Toyohara Chikanobu ranks 80Before him are Valeriano Weyler, Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu, Raffaello Giovagnoli, Jules Méline, Édouard Colonne, and Eli Lilly. After him are Keshub Chandra Sen, Marianne Cope, Duleep Singh, Paul Mauser, Giovanni Cagliero, and Gotō Shōjirō. Among people deceased in 1912, Toyohara Chikanobu ranks 91Before him are William Wilson, Jaroslav Vrchlický, Francis Davis Millet, Joachim III of Constantinople, James Allen, and Antonio Pacinotti. After him are Paul Gordan, Cesare Arzelà, Siri von Essen, Arthur MacArthur Jr., José Paranhos, Baron of Rio Branco, and Marc-Émile Ruchet.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Toyohara Chikanobu ranks 1,082 out of 6,245Before him are Haruhiko Kuroda (1944), Tadahiko Ueda (1947), Kanō Tan'yū (1602), Goro Yamada (1894), Miyuki Nakajima (1952), and Kenjiro Takayanagi (1899). After him are Hidemaro Watanabe (1924), Shigemi Ishii (1951), Tsuneko Okazaki (1933), Uemura Shōen (1875), Shirase Nobu (1861), and Thomas Aquino Manyo Maeda (1949).

Among PAINTERS In Japan

Among painters born in Japan, Toyohara Chikanobu ranks 28Before him are Tarō Okamoto (1911), Katsukawa Shunshō (1726), Maruyama Ōkyo (1733), Hiroshi Yoshida (1876), Unkei (1151), and Kanō Tan'yū (1602). After him are Uemura Shōen (1875), Ogata Kenzan (1663), Hashimoto Gahō (1835), and Keiji Inafune (1965).