Download 2,500 Beautiful Woodblock Prints and Drawings by Japanese Masters (1600-1915) | Open Culture

No one art form has done more to shape the world’s sense of traditional Japanese aesthetics than the woodblock print. But not so very long ago, in historical terms, no such works had ever left Japan.

Source: Download 2,500 Beautiful Woodblock Prints and Drawings by Japanese Masters (1600-1915) | Open Culture

“You can come as close as possible to experiencing that culture by viewing, and downloading, more than 2,500 Japanese woodblock prints and drawings at the Library of Congress’ online collection “Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915.” It includes work from such prolific Ukiyo-e artists as Hokusai Katsushika (whose Teahouse at Koishikawa the Morning After a Snowfall appears at the top of the post),”

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