Katsukawa Shunsen (勝川春扇) (Biographical details)

Katsukawa Shunsen (勝川春扇) (printmaker; Japanese; Male; 1800s - 1830s; Active)

Also known as

Katsukawa Shunsen; Katsukawa Shunko III

Biography

Print artist. At first studied with Torin under the name Shunrin, then entered studio of Katsukawa Shun'ei (q.v.) and changed name to Shunsen. Around 1820 took the name Katsukawa Shunko III. Specialized in pictures of beautiful women and landscapes using western-style perspective. Late in career painted scenes on ceramics.