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Hishikawa Moronobu
Nationality: 
japanese
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1618
Birth Place: 
Hodamuro,Awe province
Death Date: 
1694
Death Place: 
Edo
Ukiyo-e painter, printmaker, illustrator. son of famous embroiderer and dyer of textiles. 1658 to Edo as apprentice to an unidentified painter,first signed book dated 1672, 59 known books and perhaps 100 more attributed to him. Helped establish the single print as an art form. Prints all in black and white.