Traditional Japanese woodblock prints called Ukiyo-e flourished during the Edo period in the century. It is said that the unique and outstanding features of Ukiyo-e had impacted internationally renowned artists, particularly impressionists.
Long-lost painting by ukiyo-e artist Utamaro found: Ukiyo-e artist Kitagawa Utamaro's 'Fukagawa no Yuki' ('Snow in Fukagawa') will be exhibited at the Okada Museum of Art in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, from April
'Under the Wave, off Kanagawa' (Kanagawa oki nami-ura), or 'The Great Wave', a colour woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai; Mount Fuji is dwarfed in the background by a towering wave, a symbol of the sky's power.
The Plum Park in Kameido is a woodblock print by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Ando Hiroshige. The print was published in 1857 and is the thirtieth print in a series called One Hundred Famous Views of Edo.