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Ukiyo-e Auction: Japanese Woodblock Prints

Dates & Times (US/Eastern)

Bidding ends:
Sun, April 9, 2017 12:30PM

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With this collection of Ukiyo-e Japanese Woodblock Prints, discover why the woodblock printing technique was adopted by Japan in the Edo (modern Tokyo) period (1603-1686). Featuring a variety of prints from Edo (1603-1686) and Meji (1868-1912) periods. Ukiyo-e is a genre of prints that depict common scenes of kabuki actors, samurai warriors, and female bathers. Featured artists include some of the most prominent artists such as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige. This sale reveals the nuanced techniques involved in traditional Japanese woodblock print-making. Whether capturing the drama of a kabuki play or a view of Mt. Fuji, these images exemplify both fine art and elegant decoration.

All items start at $1.

To see all lots, photos, details and current bid prices, shop the online catalog.

Auction takes place online this Sunday April 9, 2017 at 12:30 PM ET.

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Items include:

Lot 23: Hokushu Arashi Kichisaburo II as Koretaka Shinno
Lot 89: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Goshaku Somegoro
Lot 103: Utamaro I Kitagawa
Lot 105: Utamaro I Kitagawa 12 Physiognomies of Beauties
Lot 113: Yanagawa Shigenobu Hana Awase (A Flower Competition)
Lot 115: Yoshitoshi Taiso Chilly A Concubine Bunka Era

To see all lots, photos, details and current bid prices, shop the online catalog.

Auction takes place online this Sunday April 9, 2017 at 12:30 PM ET.

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