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Celebrated for their one-of-a-kind process and distinctive aesthetics, woodblock prints are a widely recognized as an iconic form of Japanese art

Along with paintings, prints produced from the 17th through the 19th century captured the spirit of  Ukiyo-e, a genre often translated as "pictures of the floating world". Refering to Japanese paintings and woodblock prints that originally depicted the cities' pleasure districts during the Edo Period, when the sensual attributes of life were encouraged amongst a tranquil existence under the peaceful rule of the Shoguns. These idyllic prints document the leisure activities and climate of the era, they also depict the decidedly Japanese aesthetics of beauty, poetry, nature, spirituality, love, and sex.

Choose from 199 pictures in our Traditional Japanese Woodblocks collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Traditional Japanese Woodblock Geishas in a Garden Featured Traditional Japanese Woodblocks Image

Traditional Japanese Woodblock Geishas in a Garden

This print shows two Geisha's tending to plants in a garden. There are several pots of different shapes and sizes. The Geisha kneeling appears to be tending to Marigolds.Utagawa Toyokuni (1769, Edo - February 24, 1825, Edo) was born as the son of a puppet maker.He learned printmaking as a student of Toyoharu. At the beginning of his career he concentrated on bijin-ga - images of beautiful women. This image is from the 36 views with Meiko (Geisha girls) and is number 34 in the series published by Tstutaya Kichizo.This print forms part of my personal collection

© BernardAllum

Antique Woodblock print of Samurai Warrior Featured Traditional Japanese Woodblocks Image

Antique Woodblock print of Samurai Warrior

Wonderful dynamic woodblock print depicting a Samurai Warrior in battle by Utagawa Kuniyoshi January 1, 1797 a?? April 14, 1861 was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting.He was a member of the Utagawa school. This image is from Fifteen Triptychs of Famous Battlescenes, dated 1830

© BernardAllum

Bell flower and Carrot flower japanese woodblock print Featured Traditional Japanese Woodblocks Image

Bell flower and Carrot flower japanese woodblock print

A photograph of an original 19th century woodblock print by Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828) from Shiki no hana published in Meiji Era 41 (1907)

© mashuk

19th Century Style, 520369866, Floral Pattern, Single Flower, White Background