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Utagawa Toyoharu
Nationality: 
japanese
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1735
Birth Place: 
Bungo Province
Death Date: 
1814
other names used: Utagawa Masaki, Shin'emon, Tajimaya Shojiro, Ichiryusai, Sen'o, Senryu-sai, Shojiro, Shoju, Toyoharu; Ukiyo-e painter, printmaker; founder of the u\Utagawa School and teacher of Toyohiro and Toyokuni.studied in Kyoto under the Kano master Tsuruzawa Tangei; from about 1763 studied under Shigenaga and Toriyama Sekien in Edo; his earliest works were prints, but in the 1780's and 90's did paintings pioneering in views of foreign lands; did some prints after Dutch and German engravings;1796 became chief of the painters repairing the mausoleum in Nikko;