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New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/ukiyo-e-woodblock-prints/Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints            Literally translating as “pictures of the floating world,” ukiyo-e are woodblock prints from the Edo and early Meiji periods. With the founding of the merchant and craftsmen classes and a move towards urbanization, people had time and discretionary income to spend on pleasure quarters…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/ukiyo-e-woodblock-prints/

Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints

            Literally translating as “pictures of the floating world,” ukiyo-e are woodblock prints from the Edo and early Meiji periods. With the founding of the merchant and craftsmen classes and a move towards urbanization, people had time and discretionary income to spend on pleasure quarters…

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