Additional Edo Period Prints (1603-1867)

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Japanese Prints

The Edo Period (1603-1867) is notable for being a time when Japan was closed off politically and economically from the rest of the world. It is also the period when Japanese woodblock prints came into high fashion. Produced by artists in tandem with publishers and highly skilled block cutters, Edo period prints are the result of a collaborative culture that continues today. The themes that these artists favored - usually landscapes, portraits of bijin (beauties) or scenes from kabuki theatre - have also become deeply ingrained into the visual culture of Japan.

Additional Edo Period Prints (1603-1867) : from Parody of the Tale of Prince Genji at Davidson Galleries

Kunisada II

from Parody of the Tale of Prince Genji

Medium: Color Woodblock
Year: 1857
Publisher: Tsuta-ya Kiduzo
Size: 13-1/8 x 9-1/8 inches
Description: SOLD
Stock Number: 13195c
Price: $0.00

Additional Edo Period Prints (1603-1867) : Musician, Beauty at Davidson Galleries


Musician, Beauty

Medium: Color woodblock
Size: Oban tate-e
Condition: Backed for strength. Some worm holes throughout. Centerfold as issued.
Stock Number: 32360c