Ukiyo-e

During the Edo period in Japan (1603-1868), ukiyo-e art reached its peak in popularity and production. The Edo period was characterized by a stable and prosperous society under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate. The rise of the merchant class and the growth of urban culture in cities like Edo (present-day Tokyo) contributed to the popularity of ukiyo-e.

Ukiyo-e prints during this period depicted a wide range of subjects, including landscapes, historical events, kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers, beautiful women (known as bijin-ga), and scenes from everyday life. The prints often reflected the pleasures and indulgences of the urban lifestyle, capturing the fleeting and transient nature of the "floating world" (ukiyo).

Artists like Hokusai and Hiroshige gained immense popularity during the Edo period for their landscape prints. Hokusai's series "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji," which includes the iconic print "The Great Wave off Kanagawa," and Hiroshige's series "The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido" are among the most famous ukiyo-e works from this period.

Ukiyo-e prints were produced using the woodblock printing technique, which allowed for mass production and affordability. They were widely circulated and enjoyed by people from different social classes. The prints were often sold in shops and distributed as illustrations in popular novels and poetry collections.

Overall, ukiyo-e art during the Edo period played a significant role in capturing and reflecting the cultural, social, and aesthetic sensibilities of the time. It continues to be highly regarded and influential in the world of art.

Two Students (7 and 8 years old)


(H929**)
1.450,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Miura Jiroemon Kanetsune


(D677)
380,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Fujikawa Mizuemon


(1942)
380,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Kaki no Asago (obstinate like a morning glory on a fence)


(1941)
980,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Teraoka Heiemon


(1960)
580,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Mosos Prayer


(434)
320,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Pictures of the Tokaido Road


(E251)
90,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Jitsu wa Nekoishi no Kai


(F123)
380,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Ôiso: Tora Gozen and Soga no Jûrô


(F127)
420,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Narumi: Woman Doing Arimatsu Shibori Tie-dying


(F201)
440,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Agematsu: Eda Genzô


(F299)
340,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Kishû Nachisan ôdaki (The Great Waterfall at Mount Nachi in Kii)


(G206)
1.250,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Shikamatsu Kanroku Yukishige


(D656)
380,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Hahakigi


(2111)
320,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Act V, Sadakuro counts the stolen Gold


(G540KD06)
600,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Kyōto Tōfuku-ji Tsūten-(kyō)-bashi


(G606)
2.150,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Mutsu Noda (The Noda Jewel River in Mutsu Province)


(H1041*)
1.650,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Act V (Godanme)


(I007)
380,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Sun-En Ôigawa (The Ôi River between Suruga and Tôtômi Provinces)


(I071)
2.250,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Ronin leader, Yuranosuke gets a Message from his Son Rikiya


(I153)
380,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Zen'aku kokoro no annai (The Good and Evil Influences)


(I002)
680,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Surimono, Armour and Arrow


(I227)
340,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Ryôgoku Bridge: Actors Onoe Kikugorô IV and Ichikawa Kodanji IV


(I426)
340,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Kabuki Scene


(I431)
320,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Sakabayashi Sadashichi


(I430)
340,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Kawazu no Saburo Sukemichi defeating Matano Goro Kagehisa


(I419)
680,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Kagamiyama karasuba no dan, Hatsu-jo


(I456)
480,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Tora Gozen at Wada Yoshimori's Banquet


(I233-KD170)
420,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Shimada: Shimada, Ôigawa Sungan


(I172)
SOLD
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping

Akasaka: Empress Kômyô


(I457)
480,00 €
Final Price (tax may be added depending on your country at checkout)
worldwide shipping