Japanese Woodblock Print 11 - Beauty in Snow by Eishi Hosoda

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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)

Eishi (鳥文斎 栄之, 1756 - 1829) was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist. Born to a well-off samurai family that was part of the Fujiwara clan, Eishi left his employ with the Shogun Ieharu to pursue art. His early works were prints were mostly bijin-ga portraits of beautiful women in a style akin to Kiyonaga and Utamaro. He was a prolific painter, and from 1801 gave up print designing to devote himself to painting.

 

- Paper frame: A4

- Picture : approx. 220 × 180mm 

- Picture's name tag is inside the paper frame


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