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Presented here are woodblock prints categorized as ukiyo-e. Use the prints tab in the toolbar above to navigate to all artists and other genres or visit recent print additions to see all newly added prints.

Utagawa Hiroshige II & Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III),
Spring at Mount Arashi
(Haru Arashiyama)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Hunter with Eagle Diptych
(Teppou uchi ryoushi)
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Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753-1806
Eight Pledges at Lovers' Meetings: Maternal Love Between Sankatsu and Hanshichi
(Omi hakkei: Sankatsu hanshichi no bosetsu)
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Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Hauling Canal Boats, Yotsugi Road
(Yotsugi-dori, yosui hikifune)
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Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849
Fujiwara no Yoshitaka
(Fujiwara no Yoshitaka)
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Keisai Eisen, 1790-1848
The Amused Type, Sumida River
(Omoshiroso, Sumidagawa)
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Yoshu Chikanobu, 1838-1912
Preparatory Drawing of 'Annual Events and Customs of the Eastern Capital: Twelfth Month'
(Azuma fuzoku nenju gyoji: Junigatsu)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Clear Weather after Rain at Zenkoji
(Kawaguchi Zenkoji amebare)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Umewaka Shrine
(Umewaka jinja)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Using an Electric Searchlight in the Attack on Pyeongyang
(Heijo kogeki denki shiyo no zu)
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Utagawa Sadahide, 1807-1873
Home of a Foreign [American] Merchant in Yokahama
(Yokohama ijin shokan no zu)
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Toyohara Kunichika, 1835-1900
The Record of the Great Pacification of the Keian Period: Ichikawa Sadanji I as Marubashi Chuya
(Keian Taiheiki: Marubashi Chuya Ichikawa Sadanji)
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Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849
Kiyohara no Fukyabu
(Kiyohara no Fukyabu)
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Utagawa Sadahide, 1807-1873
Famous Places, The Six Jewel Rivers: Chofu River in Musashi Province
(Meisho awase Mu Tamagawa: Musashi no kuni Chofu)
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Toyohara Kunichika, 1835-1900
Actor Ichikawa Sadanji I as Wada no Shimobe Busuke
(Ichikawa Sadanji, Wada no Shimobe Busuke)
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Sekidera Komachi
(Sekidera Komachi)
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Utagawa Yoshiiku, 1833-1904
English Persons
(Igirisu)
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
Observant, A Kyoto Waitress in the Meiji Era
(okigatsukiso meiji nenkan saikyo nakai no fuzoku)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Rain and Moonlight at Gohommatsu
(Gohonmatsu ugetsu)
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Utagawa Hiroshige III (Ando Tokubei), 1842-1894
Progression During the Imperial Inspection at Ou, Matsushima
(Ou gojunko matsushima tenran no zu)
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Ukiyo-e is defined in different ways; literally it means pictures ('e') of the floating world ('ukiyo'), a term derived from a Buddhist concept pertaining to the fleeting nature of life. But during the Edo period (1615-1868), ukiyo acquired a more nuanced meaning: the impermanence of our existence became a justification to indulge in the pleasures and entertainments that are available at this fleeting moment (for a price). As such, the 'floating world' encompassed the pleasure quarters, houses of assignation, teahouses, restaurants, leisure boats, and the theater districts; that is to say, the playgrounds of the urban sophisticates. Ukiyo-e, images of these pleasures, were marketed to the residents and visitors in the flourishing capital city of Edo and mercantile center of Osaka. With time, the term ukiyo-e would expand to refer to a genre of art, primarily woodblock prints, produced in the 17th through the 19th centuries depicting a wide array of subjects including kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers, bijin (beauties), meisho (famous places), musha (warriors), and kacho (birds and flowers).

attributed to Kono Bairei

Kubota Beisen

Yoshu Chikanobu

Keisai Eisen

attributed to Keisai Eisen

Hosoda Eishi

Kobayashi Eitaku

Kikugawa Eizan

Utagawa Fusatane

Ogata Gekko

Suzuki Harunobu

Utagawa Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige III (Ando Tokubei)

Katsushika Hokusai

attributed to Hokusai (or Katsushika Oi)

Shunkosai Hokushu

Kobayashi Kiyochika

Torii Kiyotada IV (Tadakiyo)

Torii Kiyotada IV (Tadakiyo) Kamahige

Kamahige
$ 275

Torii Kiyotada IV (Tadakiyo) Jealousy

Jealousy
$ 275

Toyohara Kunichika

Utagawa Kunikazu

Utagawa Hiroshige II & Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Hiroshige & Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Third Month

Third Month
$ 1,400

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Sixth Month

Sixth Month
$ 1,650

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Aoisaka

Aoisaka
$ 950

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Mimeguri

Mimeguri
$ 900

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Hatchobori

Hatchobori
$ 1,100

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Present Times

Present Times
$ 1,400

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Aoisaka

Aoisaka
$ 950

Utagawa Kunisada II

Utagawa Kuniteru

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

attributed to Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Kawanabe Kyosai

Nagasaki School

Utagawa Sadahide

Teisai Sencho

Katsukawa Shun'ei

Katsukawa  Shun'ei Act Four

Act Four
$ 2,800

Katsukawa Shunko II

Katsukawa Shunsho

Miyagawa Shuntei

Katsushika Taito II

Katsushika Taito II Carp

Carp
$ 4,800

Kanaki Toshikage

Utagawa Toyokuni II

unknown

Utagawa School

Kitagawa Utamaro

Utagawa Yoshiiku

Utagawa Yoshikazu

Utagawa Yoshitaki

Utagawa Yoshitomi

Utagawa Yoshitora

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi undated

undated
$ 450

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi undated

undated
$ 450

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi undated

undated
$ 400

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Zhang Fei

Zhang Fei
$ 1,900(reserved)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Mariko

Mariko
$ 650

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Shinagawa

Shinagawa
$ 650

Shibata Zeshin

kikumon

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