- In this Japanese name, the family name is Kitagawa.
Kitagawa Utamaro (喜多川歌麿, 1753-1806), also called Utamaro, was a Japanese artist. He was a master of the ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting.
Utamaro is known for his studies of women (bijinga). He also made nature studies.
His work was popular in Europe. He influenced artists in Europe who were called Impressionists.
Two women inspecting silk
Young lady blowing on a poppin, 1790
Still life flowers, c. 1802-1806
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric et al. (2005). "Utamaro" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1018.