Love in the Edo Period: Romance in Ukiyo-e

Throughout the Edo period the newly wealthy merchant classes came to indulge in the more hedonistic joys of kabuki theater, Geisha and pleasure districts. Ukiyo-e came to document this period of Japan’s history through block prints and paintings, literally translated…

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Five Great Painters

The passion and imagination of Edo Period artists are captured in woodblock prints and paintings, folding screens and fusuma sliding doors of the era. Their stunning dynamism is set free to the present day by digital technology in a captivating…

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