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Imagine then the jolt to the artistic community when in 1842 prints depicting actors and courtesans were banned by the government.
Ukiyo-e prints and picture books depict Japanese material culture in a strikingly graphic and visually appealing manner.
Japanese Prints are among the world's most beautiful, complex, and expressive works of art.
People were more interested in absorbing the new sciences and technology than preserving traditional arts.
Specializing in Japanese wood block prints with featured artists such as Yoshida, Hiroshi and Tatsumi, Shimura.
We buy and sell late 19th and 20th century Japanese Woodblock Prints.
Japanese print-making was largely a commercial enterprise which aimed to produce cheap household decoration for ordinary people.
Japanprints.com presents illustrations about selected artists and their prints, as well as explorations into various themes in Japanese printmaking.
These prints are documents of a unique episode in trading history, and represent an early period in the art of the Japanese woodcut.
The term ukiyo-e, meaning 'pictures of a floating world,' is a pun on a Buddhist phrase meaning 'suffering world,' also pronounced ukiyo.
Japanprints.com has fine Japanese Prints is noted for its offering of rare prints of only the finest quality available.
For more than three centuries Japanese printmakers of exceptional skill and vision have created images of enduring beauty.
Woodblock Print Keith Yoshitoshi. Elizabeth Saito Hasui Shiro. Yoshitoshi Print Koitsu. Jacoulet Shiro Hiroshi Kiyoshi Ryohei Yoshida Helen. Woodblock Hyde Shin Art. Charles Bartlett Keith Shinsui Hasui Kasamatsu. Saito Hanga Elizabeth Kiyoshi Shinsui Saito. Keith Bartlett Koitsu Jacoulet. Woodblock Shiro Hasui Charles. Hanga Yoshida Art Elizabeth Hiroshi Kasamatsu. Ryohei Hyde Print Yoshitoshi Shin Helen. Yoshitoshi Shiro Hasui Hiroshi. Print Kiyoshi Art. Shin Hanga Kasamatsu Bartlett Helen Saito Elizabeth. Koitsu Charles Shinsui Keith. Woodblock Jacoulet Hyde Ryohei Yoshida Shinsui. Yoshida Shiro Keith Hasui Kiyoshi Kasamatsu. Woodblock Helen Hanga Elizabeth. Charles Ryohei Shin Art. Bartlett Koitsu Hyde Saito Yoshitoshi Hiroshi. Jacoulet Print Woodblock Hanga Art Hyde. Charles Kasamatsu Shinsui Hasui. Yoshitoshi Saito Ryohei. Yoshida Elizabeth Jacoulet Hiroshi Print Helen Shiro. Shin Kiyoshi Koitsu Keith. Bartlett Saito Hanga Keith.