Japanese Woodblock Prints (1800 - 1868)

By the 19th century, Japanese woodblock prints achieved extraordinary popularity. While the shogunate issued a battery of censorship reforms throughout the 1800s, artists ignored and evaded restrictions with images of indulgent beauties and vibrant kabuki actors. As constraints tightened in the 1840s, bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) became earthier in prints by Eizan and Eisen, while kabuki actors persevered in the work of Kunisada (aka Toyokuni III). During this period, ukiyo-e artists also added landscapes, warriors, ghosts and scenes of everyday life to their oeuvre. Artists such as Hokusai and Hiroshige indulged a national wanderlust through Meisho-e or “famous place pictures,” while Kuniyoshi championed musha-e, a genre of warrior and legendary pictures.

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Artist

  • Aikawa, Minwa (ask Gosentei)
  • Ashiyuki
  • Chikayoshi
  • Eisen
  • Eizan
  • Gakutei
  • Gekko
  • Hidematsu
  • Hidenari
  • Hirokage
  • Hirosada
  • Hiroshige
  • Hiroshige & Toyokuni III
  • Hiroshige II
  • Hokkei
  • Hokuba
  • Hokuga
  • Hokusai
  • Hokushu
  • Hokutai
  • Katsushika, Isai
  • Kiyomoto II
  • Kunichika
  • Kunihisa II
  • Kunimori II
  • Kuninao
  • Kunisada
  • Kunisada II (aka Kunimasa III, Toyokuni IV)
  • Kuniyasu
  • Kuniyoshi
  • Kyosai
  • Mimura, Seizan
  • Sadafusa
  • Sadahide
  • Sadanobu
  • Shigeharu
  • Shigenobu
  • Shinsai
  • Shunman
  • Shunsen
  • Sori III
  • Sugakudo
  • Tamikuni
  • Teisai, Shuri
  • Toshikata
  • Toyohiro
  • Toyokiyo
  • Toyokuni I
  • Toyokuni II (Toyoshige)
  • Toyokuni III
  • Tsukimaro
  • Utamaro
  • Utamaro II
  • Yoshiiku
  • Yoshikata
  • Yoshikazu
  • Yoshikuni
  • Yoshitora
  • Yoshitoshi
  • Yoshitsuna
  • Yoshitsuya
  • Yoshiume
  • Unsigned / Unknown Artist

Series

  • 100 Poems by 100 Poets (Kuniyoshi)
  • 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden
  • 53 Stations of the Tokaido (Kuniyoshi)
  • 69 Stations of the Kisokaido
  • Biographies of the Loyal Retainers
  • Famous and Heroic Leaders
  • Heroes of the Taiheiki (Kuniyoshi)
  • Ogura 100 Poems by 100 Poets
  • Ukiyo-e Parallels for the Tale of Genji

Subject

  • Actors & Theater
  • Animals & Fish
  • Architectural
  • Autumn
  • Beauties (bijin-ga)
  • Birds
  • Bridges
  • Calligraphy
  • Cats & Dogs
  • Children
  • Comic
  • Flowers & Gardens
  • Genji
  • Ghosts & Demons (yokai)
  • Landscapes
  • Legends & History
  • Moon & Night
  • Music & Dance
  • Nature
  • Pastimes
  • Poets & Scholars
  • Portraits
  • Rain
  • Rituals & Beliefs
  • Spring
  • Sumo
  • Surimono
  • Tattoo
  • Tokaido
  • Warriors & Samurai
  • Waterfalls and Rapids
  • Waterscapes
  • Winter

Period

  • 1800 - 1868 (Edo)
  • 1868 - 1912 (Meiji)

Medium

  • Painting
  • Woodblock Print

Size

  • Small (ie. Chuban)
  • Medium (ie. Oban)
  • Large (ie. Triptych)
  • Extra Large

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Ghosts of Sakura Togo

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Incomparable Hidari Jingoro (Master Sculptor)

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Poem by Dainagon Tsunenobu

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In 1153 at Konoe's Palace the Skilled Archer Yorimasa Shooting the Nue

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In 1153 at Konoe's Palace the Skilled Archer Yorimasa Shooting the Nue

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At Kiyomori's Visit to Nunobiki Waterfall, Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira Strikes Down Nanba Jiro

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At Kiyomori's Visit to Nunobiki Waterfall, Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira Strikes Down Nanba Jiro

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Doji Yoshiharu Overthrowing a Giant Boar

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Minamoto no Yoriie Watching Asahina Yoshihide Fighting Two Crocodiles at Kotsubo in Kamakura

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Comical Panoramic View of Yoritomo’s Hunting Party under Mt. Fuji

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Complete Album: Biographies of the Loyal Retainers

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Complete Album: Mirror of the True Loyalty of Each of the Faithful Retainers

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