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Japanese Edo/Meiji Utagawa Printmaker
F.N.: Ikujiro. Go: Chokaro, Ikkeisai, Keiami, Keisai, Sairakusai.
Ukiyo-e printmaker and illustrator. Born in Edo, the son of the proprietor of a teahouse in the Yoshiwara. Apprenticed to the owner of a pawnshop; soon left to become a pupil of Utagawa Kuniyoshi. After the Miji Restoration, he became a popular and well-known newspaper illustrator. In 1875 he wroked for the "Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun" as an illustrator, and in 1875 for the "Tokyo Eiri Shimbun" as a cartoonist. His subjects included actors and bijin and, particularly, ghostly scenes, done in the exaggerated manner and harsh colors of the mid-19th century. He also illustrated numerous books.