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Ukiyo-e

Some woodblock print art on the heike monogatari.

Multiple subjects and artists can be selected. Click the tiles for full-sized images and a short description in English.

Main source is John Resig's Ukiyo-e database. Additionally, online catalogues raisonnés of the following artists were used:

Subject Artist <OR> Series


    Utagawa Kuniyoshi
  • Stories of a Hundred Heroes of High Renown, 1843-1844, (/37)
  • Characters from the Chronicle of the Rise and Fall of the Minamoto and Taira Clans, ~1840, (12/12)