Subject:Re: Japanese Woodblock - Shumtei 1767-1818 ??
Posted By: I.Nagy Thu, Dec 17, 2020
Katsukawa Shuntei 勝川春亭 (1770 - 1820)
Original name was Yamaguchi or Nakagawa Chōjurō.
Was a disciple of Katsukawa Shun'ei. Used the pseudonyms; Ryuryusai, Shōkōsai, Kyuko, Suiho-itsujin etc. Lived in Kanda Izumi-chō. Painted warriors, actors, beauties, attractions etc.
He also designed many illustrations for kikyoshi, kusazōshi - popular novels.
Shuntei is notable for his experimentation for Western style landscapes.