Japanese Woodcuts

10 Japanese Woodcut Vintage Prints from the 1800s

Woodcut prints have a rich and lasting tradition, and the technique has been adopted in countries across the world. But some of the finest and most enduring examples come from Japan. Their masterful use of color and form has been admired for generations.

The following prints date from the middle of the 19th century, and show the Japanese woodcut masters at the height of their prowess.

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