This lesson discusses the European fascination with Japanese Prints in the late 19th century.
A technique of printing where wood planks were cut from the grain of cherry wood and water-based inks were applied.
A French style describing the period in which Japanese art, especially woodcut prints, influenced western art from the 19th century.
A central line that divides a composition at an angle rather than a vertical.
A genre of art by artists of the Ukiyo-e School, known as the "floating world," a hedonistic and transient group, who created seductive scenes of urban culture and entertainment during the Edo (1615-1868) and early Meiji (1868-1912) periods in Japan.
Image of Hiroshige, Plum Orchard, Kameido, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiroshige_Pruneraie_%C3%A0_Kameido.jpg; Image of Hokusai, The Great Wave, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa2.jpg; Image of Toulouse-Lautrec, Divan Japonaise, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Henri_de_Toulouse-Lautrec_019.jpg; Image of Toulouse-Lautrec, Ambassadeurs, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Henri_de_Toulouse-Lautrec_002.jpg