Katsukawa Shuncho (勝川春潮) (Biographical details)

Katsukawa Shuncho (勝川春潮) (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; Japanese; Male; 1781 - 1801; c. active)

Also known as

Katsukawa Shuncho (art name); 俊朝; Kissado (art name); 吉左堂; Shien (art name); 紫園; Toshien (art name); 東紫園; Churin (art name); 中林; Churinsha (art name); 中林舎; Sanko (art name); 三江; Jugasei (art name); 縦畵生; Tansei (art name); 丹青; Tanseido (art name); 丹青堂; Yushido (art name); 雄芝堂; Kichizaemon (common name); 吉左衛門

Biography

Painter and print artist. Although a pupil of Katsukawa Shunsho, Shuncho consistently followed the Kiyonaga style of drawing beautiful women, producing many attractive, well-balanced compositions with descriptive background landscapes.