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Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints of the 20th Century

By: Teddy Keenan Overview- After the collapse of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1868, Japan opened up to the west. Western…

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Transmission and Kachō-e: Birds, Flowers, and Tradition

OVERVIEW As illustrations of both nature and spirit, kachō-e (花鳥絵) or kachō-ga (花鳥画) woodblock prints have have long been regarded…

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Wang Qingsong: Buddhist Imagery in a Contemporary Consumerist World

Isabella Sorrenti Overview This exhibition explores the way in which Chinese artist Wang Qingsong (b.1966) portrays Buddhist ideology and imagery…

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Hokusai, Master of the Elements

Nate PalumboDecember 20, 2021 Exhibition Overview Represented in his beautiful Ukiyo-e prints, Hokusai stands as a proven master of the…

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Buddhist Art at the Smithsonian

Onna Gott Overview: A look into Buddhist art. For my midterm exhibition I chose to focus on Buddhist sculptures. Now…

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Untitled (Diving Bird)

Creator: Ohara KosonCulture: JapaneseTitle: Untitled (Diving Bird)Work Type: Color woodcutDate: UnknownSize: 35 x 19 cmRepository: Wetmore Print Collection, Art History…

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Bear Mountain

Title: Bear MountainDate: 2010Artist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: Ink and color on cardboardDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection,…

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Under the Wave off Kanagawa / The Great Wave

Titles: Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura) / The Great WaveSeries: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku…

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Rain at Maekawa, Sagami

Title: Rain at Maekawa, Sagami Creator: Kawase Hasui Date: 1932 Culture: Japanese Medium: color wood cut Repository: Connecticut College Asian…

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Shakyamuni Buddha in a full shrine

Title: Shakyamuni Buddha in a full shrine Date: late 18th- early 19th century Artist: Unknown (created in Mongolia) Medium/Material: Silver,…

Lama, possibly Jangkya Rolway Dorje (1717-1786) or one of the Panchen Lamas

Title: Lama, possibly Jangkya Rolway Dorje or one of the Panchen Lamas Date: Second half of 18th or early 19th centuryArtist: UnknownLocation:…

Nijo Castle

Title: Ninomaru palace of Nijō Castle Author: Smallpei Date: July 13, 2017 Description: This image showcases an entrance to the…

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Teahouses of Katsura Villa

Image Label: Teahouses of Katsura Villa Image Title (Original): Katsura Rikyu Location: The Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto, Japan Author:…

Two Assemblies from Cave 224

TITLE: Two Assemblies from Cave 224DATE: 4-6TH CenturyMEDIUM: Gypsum plaster with pigmentDIMENSIONS: H x W: 85.1 x 76.2 cm (33…

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Wonderous Peak at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peaks at Sunset  Artist: Wang Mansheng Location: New London, Connecticut Culture: Chinese Medium: Limited Edition Print Dimensions: N/a…

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Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō (plate 1)

Title: ” Nihonbashi, Edo” Fifty-three Stations of the TōkaidōArtist: Andō Hiroshige (1797-1858)Location: TōkaidōCulture: JapanMedium: Ink on paper, Color Woodblock print…

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Rock and Bamboo

Creator: Mansheng Wang Title: Rock and Bamboo Work Type: Ink and walnut ink on paper Date: 2011 Size: Unknown (approx….

Wondrous Peak at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peak at SunsetDate: 2017Artist: Wang ManshengMedium: Limited edition print Repository: Chu-Griffiths Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Conn College,…

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The Breath of Autumn

Title: The Breath of AutumnArtist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: PrintDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Connecticut College, New LondonDonated by Chu-Griffis Art…

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Temple in the Winter

Subject: Landscape  Digital number: Black 060Title: Asa Kusa Temple in Winter Creation date: c1810Material: Ink on paper/ color woodcutSize: 21×23Description: Temple…

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Wondrous Peaks at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peaks at Sunset Artist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: PrintDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Connecticut College, New LondonDonated by…

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Thunderstorm Beneath the Summit

Title: Thunderstorm beneath the summitCreator: Hokusai (1760-1849)Date: c.1830 Subject: LandscapeWork Type: color woodcutMedium/Materials: ink on paperDimensions: 22x35cmRepository: Wetmore Print Collection,…

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After Snow Storm

Title: After Snow Storm Artist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2011 Medium: Ink on Paper Size: Not Specified Repository: Chu Room, Shain…

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In The Wind

Title: In the WindArtist: Mansheng WangDate: 2012Repository: Chu Room in Shain Library, as you walk in in towards the center…

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Kintai Bridge on Spring Evening, Yamaguchi

Title: Kintai Bridge on Spring Evening, YamaguchiCreator: HASUI, 1883-1957Date: N/APeriod: ~Meiji/Taisho PeriodsLocation: JapanMedium/Materials: Ink on paper transferred from woodblock cuttingDimensions:…

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Three Buddhas with Poem from Monk Jichan

Title: Three Buddhas with Poem from Monk Jichan Artist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2010 Repository: On loan at Connecticut College Size:…

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Surface of the Water at Misaka in Kai Province / Reflection in Lake at Misaka in Kai Province

Titles: Surface of the Water at Misaka in Kai Province / Reflection in Lake at Misaka in Kai Province Series:…

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Autumn Water

Artist: Wang Mansheng Date: 2006 Size estimate: 4ft 5in by 2ft 3in (excluding frame) Medium: Ink on paper Repository: Shain…

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Long Sword

Title- Long Sword Artist- GONDER Date- Unknown Repository- [Black] Print Collection, Art History Debt, Cummings Arts Center, Connecticut’s College, New…

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Young Hawk, Old Tree

Title: Young Hawk, Old TreeArtist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2011Medium: Ink on paperDimensions: Aprx. 5’x3′ Distinct Visual Characteristics: The work depicts…

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Asa Kusa Temple in Winter

Title: Asa Kusa Temple in WinterCulture: JapaneseWork Type: color woodcutDate: 1810Material: ink on paperDimensions: 21 x 35 cmRepository: Wetmore Print…

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Kajikazawa

Title: KajikazawaCreator: Katsushika HokusaiPeriod: Late Edo PeriodDate: 1830-32Culture: JapaneseMedium: color woodcut, ink on paperDimensions: 24 x 37 cmRepository: Shain Library…

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Senju Bridge, Night

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Tiger

Title: Tiger Artist: Chen Hai-shao Timeframe: 20th Century Medium: Scroll Measurements: 49.5 x 25.5 in Repository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection,…

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A Shoal of Fishes

Title: A Shoal of FishesCreator: Hiroshige, AndoCulture: JapaneseWork Type: color woodcutMaterial/Medium: ink on paperDate: 1840Measurements: Image 26 x 36 cmRepository:…

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Standing Woman

Creator: Utagawa ToyokuniCulture: JapaneseTitle: Geisha and kikyo flowers (Standing Woman)Work Type: Color WoodcutDate: 1830-36Repository: Wetmore Print Collection, Art History Dept,…

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Dancer as Sagimusume

Title: Dancer as SagimusumeCreator: KokyoMedium: color woodcut, print Dimensions: 39 x 25 cmRepository: Wetmore Print Collection, Art History Dept, Cummings Arts Center,…

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Untitled Kabuki Print of Female Impersonator

Creator: KUNICHIKA, Japanese Title: Untitled Work Type: color woodcut Material: ink on paper Measurements: Image: 34 x 24 cm Repository:…

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Deer by Chen Hsiung-li

Title: Deer Creator: Chen Hsiung-li Date: 1993 Culture: Chinese Medium: Ink and Color on Rice Paper Dimensions: 52 x 26.5…

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Three Horses

Title: Three HorsesArtist: Liu Dan-zhaiLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: ScrollDimensions: 38 x 22 in Repository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library,…

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Five White Egrets

Title: Five White EgretsCreator: Ohara KosonMedium: Color woodcutRepository: Black Collection of Japanese Prints (Connecticut College ASIAN Art Collection)Date: 1927Culture: Japanese Dimension: 265mm…

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Geisha and kikyo flowers (Standing Woman)

Title:  Geisha and kikyo flowers (Standing Woman)Creator: Utagawa ToyokuniDate: 1830-36Location: Connecticut College, Caroline Black Collection of Japanese WoodcutsCulture: JapaneseMedium: Color Woodcut…

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Hokusai Seeking the Mountain

The 18th-19th century Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai, created each of the prints included in this exhibition as a part of…

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Kajikazawa in Kai Province

Title(s): Kajikazawa in Kai Province (Kōshū Kajikazawa), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei) Creator: Katsushika Hokusai Date: About…

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Surface of the Water at Misaka in Kai Province

Title(s): Surface of the Water at Misaka in Kai Province; Reflection in Lake at Misaka in Kai Province (Kōshū Misaka…

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Rainstorm Beneath the Summit

Title(s): Rainstorm Beneath the Summit; Thunderstorm Beneath the Summit; Shower Below the Summit (Sanka hakuu), from the series Thirty-six Views of…

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Ohara Koson Art

Ohara Koson, a Japanese painter and woodblock print designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Ohara Koson was…

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“Hokusai’s Great Waves in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Visual Culture.”

By Christine M. E. Guth https://www.jstor.org/stable/23208270 KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849)Kanagawa oki nami ura (Under the well of the Great Wave off…

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From Traditionalists Katsushika Hokusai and Zhang Daqian, To Post-War Masters Willem de Kooning, Zao Wou-Ki, Josef Albers, and Yves Klein.

Eastern and Western aesthetics in painting evoking emotion, abstraction and explosiveness in color and nature By: Isabella Di Scipio Each…

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Ohara Koson “Cockatoo on Pomegranate”

Painted by Ohara Koson, Cockatoo on Pomegranate is just that – a lifelike impression painted on a color woodblock print….