Japanese Woodblock Print 17 - Women in Public Bath by Kiyonaga Torii
Woodblock print (Woodblock printing in Japan (木版画, moku-hanga) is a technique best known for its use in the ukiyo-e artistic genre of single sheets, but it was also used for printing books in the same period)
Torii Kiyonaga (鳥居 清長 1752 - June 28, 1815) was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist. Kiyonaga is considered one of the great masters of the full-colour nishiki-e print and of bijin-ga, images of courtesans and other beautiful women. Like most ukiyo-e artists, however, he also produced a number of prints and paintings depicting Kabuki actors and related subjects, many of the promotional materials for the theatres. He also produced a number of erotic art, Shunga (春画).