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Toyohara Kunichika

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A disciple of Toyohara Chikanobu of the Hasegawa school and Utagawa Kunisada I. Specialized in actor portraits and left behind a large number of works. He was eccentric, with over 40 estranged wives and moved 83 times.
Active period
Ansei 1(1854)-the year of death
Other Name(s)
Kachoro, Ichiosai, Hoshunro, Itto

portrait of Toyohara Kunichika

Source:Ukiyoe Taika Shusei vol.zoku-4