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Kikukawa Eizan


Designer of ukiyo-e style Japanese woodblock prints, first studied with his father, Eiji, a minor painter of the Kanō school, then studied with Suzuki Nanrei (1775-1844), an artist of the Shijō school, he is believed to have also studied with the ukiyo-e artist Totoya Hokkei (1790-1850), he produced numerous woodblock prints of beautiful women in the 1830s, but then abandoned printmaking in favor of painting. This artist should not be confused with Harukawa Eizan, a designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints, who was active in the 1790s.