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We buy and sell late 19th and 20th century Japanese Woodblock Prints.

Ukiyo-e prints and picture books depict Japanese material culture in a strikingly graphic and visually appealing manner.

Japanprints.com presents illustrations about selected artists and their prints, as well as explorations into various themes in Japanese printmaking.

Specializing in Japanese wood block prints with featured artists such as Yoshida, Hiroshi and Tatsumi, Shimura.

Imagine then the jolt to the artistic community when in 1842 prints depicting actors and courtesans were banned by the government.

Japanprints.com has fine Japanese Prints is noted for its offering of rare prints of only the finest quality available.

The term ukiyo-e, meaning 'pictures of a floating world,' is a pun on a Buddhist phrase meaning 'suffering world,' also pronounced ukiyo.

These prints are documents of a unique episode in trading history, and represent an early period in the art of the Japanese woodcut.

People were more interested in absorbing the new sciences and technology than preserving traditional arts.

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