Experiencing Landscapes in Japanese Prints

Exhibition Dates: 
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015 to Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

 

Experiencing Landscapes in Japanese Prints PosterThis online exhibition features color woodblock prints of landscapes that depict specific sites in Japan. These prints were so admired in Japanese culture the nineteenth and twentieth centuries that this genre has its own name – meisho-e, meaning “pictures of famous places.” This selection presents some of the most popular locations depicted, such as different views of Mount Fuji, particular settings in the city of Edo (called Tokyo since 1868), and stops along the Tōkaidō, or “East Sea Road.” The artists included in this exhibition are Utagawa Hiroshige I, Utagawa Hiroshige II, Kawase Hasui, and Yoshida Hiroshi.

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