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Katsukawa Shunko
Nationality: 
japanese
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1743
Death Date: 
1812
Katsukawa (originally Kiyokawa) Shunko. Family name=Denjiro. Go= Sahitsuan, Sahitsusai. Ukiyo-e painter and printmaker in Edo. Pupil of Katsukawa Shunsho, continuing the Katsukawa tradition and becoming a leader in the school.. Known for his actor prints. After a mild stroke at age 45 worked with his left hand, using the go Sahitsusai, meaning Studio of the Left Brush. Eventually entered the priesthood.