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Japanese Prints are among the world's most beautiful, complex, and expressive works of art.
Japanprints.com presents illustrations about selected artists and their prints, as well as explorations into various themes in Japanese printmaking.
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We buy and sell late 19th and 20th century Japanese Woodblock Prints.
People were more interested in absorbing the new sciences and technology than preserving traditional arts.
The term ukiyo-e, meaning 'pictures of a floating world,' is a pun on a Buddhist phrase meaning 'suffering world,' also pronounced ukiyo.
Ukiyo-e prints and picture books depict Japanese material culture in a strikingly graphic and visually appealing manner.
For more than three centuries Japanese printmakers of exceptional skill and vision have created images of enduring beauty.
Japanese print-making was largely a commercial enterprise which aimed to produce cheap household decoration for ordinary people.
Imagine then the jolt to the artistic community when in 1842 prints depicting actors and courtesans were banned by the government.
These prints are documents of a unique episode in trading history, and represent an early period in the art of the Japanese woodcut.
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