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American, 1860 by Yoshimori (1830 - 1884)

Item Number: 915843

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 915843
 
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American, 1860 by Yoshimori (1830 - 1884)

Original Yoshimori (1830 - 1884) Japanese Woodblock Print
American, 1860

Yokohama-e - Yokohama-e are prints depicting foreigners in Yokohama after Japan was opened to trade with the West the 1850s. Previously, Japan had been closed to international trade with only a few strict exceptions, leading to curiosity among the Japanese about the new foreign arrivals and their strange clothing and customs. Many Yokohama-e designs featured people from the "Five Nations," the five countries that signed trade treaties with Japan in 1858: America, England, the Netherlands, Russia, and France. Others were fanciful depictions of foreign cities, often based on Western illustrations rather than direct observation. These prints proved popular, with hundreds of Yokohama-e published between 1859 and about 1880. These wonderful images provide a great look at this historic time period, using the traditional art form of Japanese woodblock prints to record a new subject.

Artist - Yoshimori (1830 - 1884)
Image Size - 13" x 6 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Paper remnants on reverse from previous backing. Small hole, horizontal cut along bottom edge, repaired. Slight toning, a few creases at edges, slight curling at sides. Please see photos for details.


American, 1860 by Yoshimori (1830 - 1884)

American, 1860 by Yoshimori (1830 - 1884)

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