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The Influences of Japanese Prints on Late Nineteenth French Painters

The art of Japan, in particular the ukiyo-e print, was a revelation to some of the French Impressionistic artists. One of the most well-known forms of ukiyo-e "pictures of the floating world"  were the woodblock print.  A stylized, narrative Japanese art form that emphasized flowing outlines, simplified forms, and a strong sense of design. This distinctive style of art flourished in Japan from the mid-seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Many of these artists were masters of composition, of color and of form.  Japanese woodblock prints strongly influenced European and American artists of the nineteenth century. Artists stylistically influenced by Ukiyo-e Prints include - Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin Van Gogh, Claude Monet,Pierre-August Renoir, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Georges Seurat.

 Vincent van Gogh and many other artists began  began collecting Japanese prints in the early 1880s.  

The Greatest Ukiyo-e Artists

Eizan 1787-1867

Hiroshige 1797-1858

Hokusai 1760-1849

Suzuki Harunobu 1724-1770

Sharaku 1794-95

Shun. Ei 1762-1819

Utamaro 1750s-1806

Kunichika Toyohara 1835-1900

Hiroshi Yoshida 1876-1950

Elizabeth Keith 1887-1956

Toshi Yoshida 1911-1995




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