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Uemura Shōen

1875 - 1949

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Uemura Shōen (上村 松園, April 23, 1875 – August 27, 1949) was the pseudonym of an important artist in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period Japanese painting. Her real name was Uemura Tsune. Shōen was known primarily for her bijin-ga paintings of beautiful women in the nihonga style, although she produced numerous works on historical themes and traditional subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uemura Shōen has received more than 38,813 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Uemura Shōen is the 1,208th most popular painter (down from 1,130th in 2019), the 962nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 831st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Japanese Painter.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Uemura Shōen ranks 1,208 out of 1,428Before her are Mikoláš Aleš, Franz Roubaud, Karl Hofer, Josef Kriehuber, Sigrid Hjertén, and Willi Baumeister. After her are Kolë Idromeno, M. F. Husain, Tamar Abakelia, Marlene Dumas, Lady Sarah Chatto, and José Malhoa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1875, Uemura Shōen ranks 108Before her are Henning Jakob Henrik Lund, Henri Callot, Kunio Yanagita, Reginald Punnett, Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos, and Georgios Papasideris. After her are Leopold Andrian, Henrik Sjöberg, Marie Marvingt, Fritz Manteuffel, Eusebio Ayala, and Luigi Carnera. Among people deceased in 1949, Uemura Shōen ranks 103Before her are Laura Montoya, Émile Eddé, Damaskinos of Athens, Henri Rabaud, Oton Župančič, and Nándor Dáni. After her are Erik Adolf von Willebrand, Momčilo Tapavica, Alexander Serafimovich, Edward Stettinius Jr., Maria Ouspenskaya, and Elin Wägner.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Uemura Shōen ranks 962 out of 5,560Before her are Tsutomu Seki (1930), Masuji Ibuse (1898), Takehiko Inoue (1967), Yuki Kajiura (1965), Yoshiki (1965), and Shinichi Hoshi (1926). After her are Joseph Asajiro Satowaki (1904), Hiratsuka Raichō (1886), Kenzo Yokoyama (1943), Hisao Sekiguchi (1954), Choei Sato (1951), and Haruo Nakajima (1929).

Among PAINTERS In Japan

Among painters born in Japan, Uemura Shōen ranks 20Before her are Hasegawa Tōhaku (1539), Kanō Eitoku (1543), Kanō Motonobu (1476), Tarō Okamoto (1911), Unkei (1151), and Kuroda Seiki (1866). After her are Kanō Tan'yū (1602) and Keiji Inafune (1965).