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Torii familylocked

  • Susumu Matsudaira
  •  and Juliann Wolfgram


Name used by members of a school of Japanese woodblock print designers and book illustrators, active from the Edo period (1600–1868) to the present day. They specialized in the ukiyoe (‘pictures of the floating world’) genre (seeJapan, §X, 3, (iii)). For most of the 18th century the Torii school monopolized the illustrations for the ...

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