Women Japanese Portrait Tradition
PIE Books | ISBN 9784894446670
Paperback – 400 pages
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One of the most popular motif for paintings is a beautiful woman, and many Ukiyoe (Japanese woodblock prints) artist including Kitagawa Utamaro and Katsushika Hokusai during the Edo period (1603 - 1867) portray beautiful women. This type of Japanese art form flourish during the time, and the city of Edo become a center of politics as well as culture. After the Edo period, the following Ukiyoe artists like Kiyokata Kaburagi, Ito Shinsui and Uemura Shoen produce great woman pictures. This book introduces masterpieces of those portraits of beautiful women from the Edo period to present.