Monthly Archives: January 2018

History and Romance in Japanese Prints – 4 Artists at the Toshidama Gallery

Kunichika, Ichi-no-Tani Futaba Gunki, 1864. The scholars of the early twentieth century derided the great artists and prints of nineteenth century Japan. The assessment of artists such as Kuniyoshi and Kunisada rested on their perceived decadence… (moral or cultural decline … Continue reading

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