Toyokuni was the son of a sculptor of puppets. His favorite subjects were beautiful women at the beginning of his careeer and later actor prints. He was a highly appreciated printmaker in his time and made the Utagawa school famous. His pupils later rivaled to adopt their master's artist name. His best-known students were Kunisada and Kuniyoshi. Kunisada who later called himself Toyokuni (he is referred to as Toyokuni III) eventually became head of the Utagawa School.
Biography Toyokuni Utagawa | Utagawa Artists
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