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Brocades of the East 2 ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
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Bush Clover Temple ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
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Beauties-Hana Ogi ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
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Geisha in Lion Dance attire ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
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Brocades of the East 3 ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
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Japanese Woodblock Prints
Hand printed in Japan using old world techniques

The Japanese Woodblock Print is an art form, which highlights flowing, curved outlines, simplistic forms as well as the detailing of flat areas containing color.  This form of art has not only existed for a long time in Asian history, but it has also deeply impacted artists in both Europe and North America throughout the 19th century. 

Woodblock printing was first used in Japan in the 8th century to print religious texts. Buddhists traveling from China brought these texts, as well as the printing method itself, to Japan. 

These first prints were made in a single color using only Sumi ink. The world would have to wait nearly 900 years for the first colored prints to appear. Early color prints were made using a single block and black ink. The colors were hand painted by workers in the print shops. It was only when the popularity of these prints exceeded the production capacity of the workshops that the true woodblock print evolved.  

To meet the rising demand, the printers employed master carvers to make individual blocks for each of the colors in the print. Many of the finer woodblock prints contained 15 or more colors, requiring 15 different expertly carved wooden print blocks. Each of these blocks had to be carved with great precision to ensure that the colored sections met perfectly.

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Item # 26307
Belle of the Tea House ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $54.95
Price: $39.95
The Belle of the Tea House By Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double ...
Item # 26308
Picking Persimmons ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $54.95
Price: $39.95
Picking Persimmons By Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mats. Th...

Item # 26309
Ancient Poems 3 ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $54.95
Price: $39.95
Ancient Poems Part 3 By Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mats. ...
Item # 27808
Collection of Ancient Poems By Harunobu ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $54.95
Price: $39.95
Collection of Ancient Poems By Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut mats. ...

Item # 27809
Ancient Poems 4 By Harunobu ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $54.95
Price: $39.95
Ancient Poems 4 By Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut mats. This print w...
Item # 1011003
Woodblock Print - Kabuki Actor by Sharaku
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
This great Sharaku classic is printed with fine detail and excellent color with crushed mica background. Lovely old reprint a...

Item # 1011005
Woodblock Print - Kabuki Actor by Sharaku
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
This great Sharaku classic is printed with fine detail and excellent color with crushed mica background. Lovely old reprint a...
Item # 1011008
Woodblock Print - Kabuki Actor by Sharaku
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
This great Sharaku classic is printed with fine detail and excellent color with crushed mica background. Lovely old reprint a...

Item # 1011011
Woodblock Print - Kabuki Actors by Sharaku
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
This great Sharaku classic is printed with fine detail and excellent color with crushed mica background. Lovely old reprint a...
Item # 1011013
Woodblock Print - Kabuki Actors by Sharaku
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
This great Sharaku classic is printed with fine detail and excellent color with crushed mica background. Lovely old reprint a...

Item # 1011031
Pheasant and Snake By Hokusai ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Pheasant and Snake - A Fan Picture By Hokusai ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut ...
Item # 1011032
Places of Worship - 7 By Kiyonaga ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Places of Worship - 7 By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mats....

Item # 1011033
A Walk in the Snow By Kiyonaga ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
A Walk at Night in the Snow By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double...
Item # 1011034
Moon and Flowers By Kiyonaga ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Moon and Flowers By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mats. This...

Item # 1011035
Boating Under Harvest Moon By Kiyonaga ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Boating Under Harvest Moon By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double ...
Item # 1011036
Views at Temple of Asakusa By Kiyonaga ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Views at Temple of Asakusa By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double ...

Item # 19403
Reading a Letter ~ Harunobu ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Reading a Letter ~ Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mats. This ...
Item # 26300
Under the Spell of Flowers ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
Under the Spell of Flowers By Harunobu ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double ...

Item # 26301
Kiyonaga 7 Famous Spas ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
7 Famous Spas By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mats. This pr...
Item # 27960
7 Famous Spas at Hakone ~ Framed Vintage Woodblock Print
Retail: $49.95
Price: $34.95
7 Famous Spas at Hakone By Kiyonaga ~ Custom Framed reproduction woodblock print. Solid wood frame with custom cut double mat...

Item # 1011025
Utamara Beauty with Comb ~ Matted Poster Print
Retail: $29.95
Price: $19.95
Matted and mounted poster print. Mat Size is 12 by 18 inches and is ready to place in your favorite 12 by 18 frame. Printed ...

 
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