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Yoshitoshi

1839 - 1892

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese: 月岡 芳年; also named Taiso Yoshitoshi 大蘇 芳年; 30 April 1839 – 9 June 1892) was a Japanese artist.He is widely recognized as the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. He is also regarded as one of the form's greatest innovators. His career spanned two eras – the last years of Edo period Japan, and the first years of modern Japan following the Meiji Restoration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoshitoshi has received more than 227,034 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Yoshitoshi is the 523rd most popular painter (down from 513th in 2019), the 359th most popular biography from Japan (down from 345th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Japanese Painter.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Yoshitoshi ranks 523 out of 1,428Before him are Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Frederic Edwin Church, Sebastiano Ricci, Gu Kaizhi, Julio González, and Cy Twombly. After him are Marianne von Werefkin, Jacques Lipchitz, Bernardo Daddi, Peter Fendi, Melchior Broederlam, and Julian Schnabel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1839, Yoshitoshi ranks 17Before him are Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Machado de Assis, Nikolay Przhevalsky, Emil Škoda, Princess Cecilie of Baden, and Théodule-Armand Ribot. After him are Nikolay Bobrikov, Josef Rheinberger, August Kundt, Konstantin Makovsky, Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria, and Floriano Peixoto. Among people deceased in 1892, Yoshitoshi ranks 26Before him are George Biddell Airy, Deodoro da Fonseca, Annibale de Gasparis, Princess Alexandrine of Prussia, Henry Walter Bates, and Emin Pasha. After him are Peter Nicolai Arbo, Antonio de Torres Jurado, Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria, Süleyman Hüsnü Pasha, Hervé, and Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoshitoshi ranks 359 out of 5,560Before him are Oichi (1547), Kōki Hirota (1878), Emperor Shōmu (701), Go Nagai (1945), Tomiichi Murayama (1924), and Fukusaburo Harada (null). After him are Emperor Yūryaku (418), Ashikaga Yoshiteru (1536), Takeshi Inoue (1928), Koji Miyata (1923), Emperor Go-Saga (1220), and Emperor Seiwa (850).

Among PAINTERS In Japan

Among painters born in Japan, Yoshitoshi ranks 6Before him are Yayoi Kusama (1929), Utamaro (1753), Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797), Suzuki Harunobu (1725), and Sesshū Tōyō (1420). After him are Hishikawa Moronobu (1618), Kunisada (1786), Masaaki Hatsumi (1931), Tsuguharu Foujita (1886), Takashi Murakami (1962), and Ogata Kōrin (1658).