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 Kuniteru II, 1830-1874
The Seaside Garden of the Tsukiji Hotel in the Eastern Capital [Plan of Hotel at Yedo, T'skege]
(Toto Tsukiji Hoterukan kaigan teizen no zu)
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Toyohara Kunichika, 1835-1900
Sawamura Tossho III, Ichikawa Sadanji I, Nakamura Shikan IV, Onoe Kikugoro V, Nakamura Sojuro, Kawarasaki Sansho
(Sawamura Tossho III, Ichikawa Sadanji, Nakamura Shikan, Onoe Kikugoro, Nakamura Sojuro, Kawarasaki Sansho)
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Keisai Eisen, 1790-1848
Night Rain at Ryogoku Bridge
(Ryogoku-bashi yau)
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
no. 32, Ki no Tomonori, no. 33, Fujiwara no Okikaze, and no. 34, Ki no Tsurayuki
(Ki no Tomonori, Fujiwara no Okikaze, Ki no Tsurayuki)
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Keisai Eisen, 1790-1848
Ishibe, Miyoshino of the Tsuruya
(Ishibe, Tsuruya nai Miyoshino)
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
no. 93, Kamakura Minister of the Right
(Kamakura no Udaijin)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Snow Scene at Kourne Hikibune-dori
(Koume Hikifune-dori yuki no kei)
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Utagawa Yoshiharu, 1828-1888
Croue Soulie [The French Great Circus]
(Furansu dai kyokuba)
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Utagawa Yoshitora, active ca. 1836-1887
Elegant Fan Comparison
(Furyu ogi awase)
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Two Beauties with a Maid Carrying Lantern and Shamisen
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Kikugawa Eizan, 1787-1867
The Courtesan Chozan of the Chojiya in Edo-machi Nichome
(Chozan, Edomachi nichome, Chojiya)
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Yoshu Chikanobu, 1838-1912
Preparatory Drawing with Print of 'Annual Events and Customs of the Eastern Capital: Sixth Month'
(Azuma fuzoku nenju gyoji: Roku-gatsu)
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Keisai Eisen, 1790-1848
Sixth Month, Tenno Festival
(Rokugatsu, Tenno matsuri)
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Kikugawa Eizan, 1787-1867
Midorigi of Wakamatsuya
(Wakamatsuya uchi Midorigi)
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1797-1861
Meng Zong
(Moso)
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Utagawa Sadahide, 1807-1873
Kan Waterfall, Aso County, Higo Provence
(Higo-shu Aso-gun Kan otaki)
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Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Inside Akiba Shrine, Ukeji
(Ukeji Akiba no keidai)
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Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji
(Oji Shozoku enoki Omisoka no kitsunebi)
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Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Fukagawa Susaki and Jumantsubo
(Fukagawa Susaki jumantsubo)
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Utagawa Kunimasa, 1773-1810
Ichikawa Yaozo III as a Bandit, Actually Mita no Jiro Tomotsuna
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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).

Kubota Beisen

Yoshu Chikanobu

attributed to Keisai Eisen

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

Toyohara Kunichika Kawarazaki Gonjuro I

Kawarazaki Gonjuro I
$900 (reserved)

Toyohara Kunichika Bando Hikosaburo V

Bando Hikosaburo V
$1,100 (reserved)

Utagawa Kunikazu

Utagawa Kunimasa

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Third Month

Third Month
$1,400

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) Aoisaka

Aoisaka
$950

Utagawa Hiroshige & Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Hiroshige II & Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada II

Utagawa Kuniteru

Utagawa Kuniteru II

attributed to Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Kawanabe Kyosai

Nagasaki School

Utagawa Sadahide

Hasegawa Sadanobu

Teisai Sencho

Katsukawa Shun'ei

Katsukawa  Shun'ei Act Four

Act Four
$2,800

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 Yoshiharu

Utagawa Yoshiiku

Utagawa Yoshikazu

Utagawa Yoshitaki

Utagawa Yoshitomi

Utagawa Yoshitora

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Shibata Zeshin

kikumon

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