Ukiyo-e Greetings Cards


25 greeting cards featuring a selection of images by Ukiyo-e artists.


Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors


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Price: USD$19.95

 


Specifications

Overview
  • 25 greeting cards with envelopes featuring a selection of images from Japanese ukiyo-e prints
  • Includes masterpieces by such artists as Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro
  • These remarkable images illustrate the tastes, habits and passions of the people of Edo: fashionable scenes set in the sleepless city, festive excursions and firework displays, posters promoting kabuki actors and performances, as well as courtesans and geisha
  • The prints featured here have been chosen to reflect the six great themes of the floating world – theatre, tradition, nature, landscape, town life and feminine beauty
  • Presented in a beautifully bound Japanese-style box with traditional fastening


 

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