Author: Benjamin Rothstein

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Why Make Woodcuts of Food?

Japanese woodcut prints were made cheaply and in large quantities. Their success depended on their popularity, which meant that they…

“Cezanne and ‘Japonisme'”

Tanaka, Hidemichi. “C├ęzanne and ‘Japonisme’.” Artibus et Historiae , 2001, Vol. 22, No. 44 (2001), pp. 201-220. JSTOR, https://www.jstor.org/stable/1483720. This…

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Katsura Villa

Title: Katsura6Author: Cyril BeleDate: 26 March 2008 This image shows a part of the villa where guests were entertained from…

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Monkey Reaching for the Moon

Title: Monkey Reaching for the MoonArtist: Ohara Koson (aka. Ohara Shosan)Date: ca. 1910Repository: Black Collection, Connecticut CollegeDesignation: black061 – slide0037Size:…

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A Long Tale for an Autumn Night

Title: A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yo nagamonogatari)Creator: UnidentifiedMedium: HandscrollMaterial: Ink, color, and gold on paperDate:…