1151 - 1223


Unkei (Japanese: 運慶; c. 1150 – 1223) was a Japanese sculptor of the Kei school, which flourished in the Kamakura period. He specialized in statues of the Buddha and other important Buddhist figures. Unkei's early works are fairly traditional, similar in style to pieces by his father, Kōkei. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Unkei has received more than 46,148 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,006th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Unkei ranks 1,005 out of 1,258Before him are Romaine Brooks, Harriet Backer, Aleksandr Deyneka, Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, Beatrice Wood, and François-Xavier Fabre. After him are Petr Brandl, Maria van Oosterwijck, Antonio Ciseri, Antonio Saura, Durdy Bayramov, and Dai Jin.

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Among people born in 1151, Unkei ranks 2Before him is Alix of France.  Among people deceased in 1223, Unkei ranks 6Before him are Philip II of France, Afonso II of Portugal, Margaret of Hungary, George IV of Georgia, and Ada, Countess of Holland. After him is Wincenty Kadłubek.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Unkei ranks 727 out of 3,113Before him are Takizawa Bakin (1767), Sakuma Shōzan (null), Shūji Terayama (1935), Michio Ashikaga (1950), Gosho Aoyama (1963), and Shinya Yamanaka (1962). After him are Kiyoura Keigo (1850), Sanjō Sanetomi (1837), Moriteru Ueshiba (1951), Naoya Shiga (1883), Michio Yasuda (1949), and Sadako Ogata (1927).

Among PAINTERS In Japan

Among painters born in Japan, Unkei ranks 13Before him are Yoshitoshi (1839), Hishikawa Moronobu (1618), Kunisada (1786), Masaaki Hatsumi (1931), Ogata Kōrin (1658), and Takashi Murakami (1962). After him are Kanō Motonobu (1476), Uemura Shōen (1875), and Keiji Inafune (1965).

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