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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….

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Ohara Koson “Monkey reaching for the Moon”

In this piece of art, the image depicted is of a monkey reaching into a pond hoping to grab the…

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Geishas and Animals in Japanese Woodblock Prints from the 17th Century to the 21st

What are Japanese Woodblock Prints? Most people probably know Kanagawa Oki Nami Ura (The Great Wave). This is one of…

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Two Women Writing

Artist: Kikukawa Eizan Date Created: 1850s Location: Japan Medium: Woodblock print; ink and color on paper Historical Period: Edo Era…

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Two Women

Artist: Kitagawa Utamaro Date Created: 1790s-1800s Location: Japan Medium: Woodblock print; ink and color on paper Historical Period: Edo Era…

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Dancer as Sagi Musume

Artist: Taniguchi Kokyo Date Created: 1900s Location: Japan Dimensions: 10.5 in by 16.25 in  Medium: Woodblock print; ink and color…

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Monkey Reaching for the Moon

Artist: Ohara Koson  Date Created: 1900s Location: Japan Medium: Woodblock print; ink and color on paper Historical Period: Meiji era…

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Dancing Fox

Artist: Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Title: Dancing Fox Medium: Washi on Woodblock with Ink and Color Date: 1910 Dimensions: 14 1/2…

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Untitled (Three Women Listening)

Title: Untitled (Three Women Listening) Creator: Kunisada, Utagawa Date: 1851-53 Culture: Japanese Materials: Wood, Ink Dimensions: aprox. 12 x 18…

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Spring Evening on the Kintai Bridge, Yamaguchi

Title: Spring Evening on the Kintai Bridge, Yamaguchi Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Culture: Japanese (1947) Medium: Color Woodblock Print Dimensions:…

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The Unnamed Prints of Connecticut College

Introduction For my independent study, I focused on a series of Japanese woodblock prints that Connecticut College has in its…

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Spring Evening at the Kintai Bridge

Title: Spring Evening at the Kintai BridgeCreator: Kawase HasuiPeriod: PostwarDate: 1947Culture: JapanSeries: N/AStyle:Medium: woodblock print; ink and color on paperDimensions:…

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Tozaki, Ukishima, in Ibaraki Prefecture

Title: Tozaki, Ukishima, in Ibaraki PrefectureCreator: Kawase HasuiPeriod: ShôwaDate: 1936Culture: JapanSeries: N/AStyle:Medium: woodblock print; ink and color on paperDimensions: 25…

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Minakuchi: The Famous Pine Trees at the foot of Mount Hiramatsu

Title: Minakuchi: The Famous Pine Trees at the foot of Mount HiramatsuCreator:  Utagawa HiroshigePeriod: EdoDate: 1855Culture: JapanSeries: The Fifty-Three Stations…

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View From the Precinct of Kanda Myojin Shrine

Title: View From the Precinct of Kanda Myojin ShrineCreator:  Utagawa Hiroshige Period: EdoDate: 1854Culture: JapanSeries:  100 Views of EdoStyle: Ukiyo-eMedium: woodblock…

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Kanbara: Clear Weather after Snow

Title: Kanbara: Clear Weather after SnowCreator: Utagawa HiroshigePeriod: EdoDate: 1852Culture: JapanSeries: The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road Style: Ukiyo-eMedium: woodblock…

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Toyokawa River and Yoshida Bridge

Title: Toyokawa River and Yoshida BridgeCreator: Utagawa HiroshigePeriod: EdoDate: 1841-1844Culture: JapanSeries: The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road Style: Ukiyo-eMedium: woodblock…

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Enoshima In Sagami Province

Title: Enoshima In Sagami ProvinceCreator: Utagawa HiroshigePeriod: EdoDate: 1840’sCulture: JapanSeries: N/AStyle: Ukiyo-eMedium: woodblock print; ink and color on paperDimensions: 22…

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Triptych

Title: Triptych Creator: Utagawa KunisadaPeriod: EdoDate: 1840Culture: JapanSeries: N/AStyle: Ukiyo-eMedium: woodblock print; ink and color on paperDimensions: 34 x 23…

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Tohto Famous Shiba Akabane Zojoji Temple

Title: Tohto Famous Shiba Akabane Zojoji TempleCreator: Utagawa Hiroshige Period: EdoDate: 1839-1842Culture: JapanSeries: Famous Places in the Eastern CapitalStyle: Ukiyo-eMedium: woodblock…

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Drying Strips of Gourd, a Famous Product of Minakuchi

Title: Drying Strips of Gourd, a Famous Product of MinakuchiCreator:  Utagawa HiroshigePeriod: EdoDate: 1833Culture: JapanSeries: Fifty-three Stations of the TokaidoStyle:…

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Reflection in the Lake at Misaka, Kai Province

Title: Reflection in the Lake at Misaka, Kai ProvinceCreator: Katsushika HokusaiPeriod: EdoDate: 1830-1833Culture: JapanSeries: 36 Views of Mount Mount FujiStyle:…

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Susaki

Title: SusakiCreator: Shotei HokujuPeriod: EdoDate: 1810-1819Culture: JapanSeries: New Perspective PicturesStyle: Ukiyo-eMedium:  woodblock print; ink and color on paperDimensions: 25 x…

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Snow Scene at Senso-Ji Temple at Kinryuzan in the Eastern Capital

Title:  Snow Scene at Senso-Ji Temple at Kinryuzan in the Eastern CapitalCreator:  Keisai EisenPeriod: EdoDate: Late 1830’sCulture: JapanMedium: woodblock print;…

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Entrance to Yoshiwara

Title: Entrance to YoshiwaraCreator: Kiyomitsu IIPeriod:Date:Culture: JapanMedium: woodblock print; ink and color on paperDimensions: 28 x 41 cmRepository: Wetmore Print…