Utagawa (originally Kitsukawa) Taizo. Family name: Shirobei. Go= Dokosuisha, Enryuro, Gosoen, Ichiensai, Ichiyosai, Kuninao, Ruendo, Sharakuo, Shashinsai, Tountei, Ukiyoan. Painter and illustrator. Born in Shinano Province and first studied Chinese Ming and Ch'ing painting, then moved to Edo to study with Toyokuni. Later became a follower of Hokusai. Illustrated many books.