Japanese Woodblock Prints

Japanese woodblock prints and their amazing colors have appealed to print collectors for hundreds of years. After being almost exclusively known inside Japan and in China for centuries, these works increasingly made their way to Europe and the Americas in the 19th century. To this day they remain some of the most collected works on paper. Legendary names like Hiroshige, Hokusai, Hasui Kawase are known to many. But thanks to the tireless efforts by some of the exhibitors in our show, color woodcuts by many artists will be available. We are proud to say that some of the most respected dealers specialized in Japanese woodblock prints are part of the West Coast Print Fair. Stay tuned, or even better, sign up for our newsletter to stay informed of new works and shows: click here.

Utagawa Hiroshige: Toeizan Temple at Ueno Sold

HIROSHIGE, Utagawa

Toeizan Temple at Ueno

Woodblock Print, 1845-47.

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On a snowy evening a small group gathers in a temple courtyard.A soft and delicate winter landscapeMedium: Japanese Woodblock PrintDimensions: 9.25...

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Haku Maki: Persimmon(C) Sold

MAKI, Haku

Persimmon(C)

Woodblock Print, 1975.

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One of the Artist's large persimmon images on a velvety black background The image is enhanced with deep embossing, and burnished elements.Medium: ...

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Kiyoshi Saito: Steady Gaze Sold

SAITO, Kiyoshi

Steady Gaze

Woodblock Print, 1972.

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An iconic image of two cats and a butterfly with vibrant colors and woodgrain detail.Medium: Japanese Woodblock PrintDimensions: 17.5 X 11.5 inches...

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