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Nishikawa Sukenobu [Uemon; Jitokusō, Jitokusai, Bunkado, Ukyō, Saiō]locked

(b Kyoto, 1671; d Kyoto, 1750).
  • Susumu Matsudaira


Japanese woodblock print designer, book illustrator and painter. Unlike most ukiyoe (‘pictures of the floating world’) artists, who were based in Edo (now Tokyo), Sukenobu lived in the imperial capital Kyoto. He studied painting with Kanō Einō (1631–97), and possibly with Tosa Mitsusuke (...

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