Behind the scenes of ukiyo-e prints

Art Sep 8, 2015

Behind the scenes of ukiyo-e prints

by Yoko Haruhara

Everyday life in Edo (present-day Tokyo) was befitting of a capital city — an era of beautiful women, graceful kabuki actors, bustling streets and breathtaking sights. The peace and stability imposed by the Edo Period (1603-1868) Tokugawa Shogunate allowed the city to flourish and ...