Online Catalogue of Japanese Prints
October 22, 2012 3:18 PM   Subscribe

Japanese Prints Online - The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts provides an on-line catalogue for its collection of 18th- and 19th-century Japanese prints, which includes over 600 prints made by Japanese artists between the middle of the 18th century and the turn of the 19th century.
posted by misozaki (4 comments total) 27 users marked this as a favorite
Link to Japanese prints?
posted by likeso at 3:23 PM on October 22, 2012

Ah! Thank you!
posted by likeso at 3:25 PM on October 22, 2012

It seems a bit clunky. I like this.
posted by ovvl at 7:45 PM on October 22, 2012

Moreover, some parts of the collection were probably lost or destroyed. Kitaev wrote:

". . . being a bridegroom and wanting to spare the feelings of my bride who would later see the collection, I discreetly gave away a large group of erotic pictures (shunga) to the person who was with me on the cruise. If I remember correctly it was Lieutenant S. Hmeleff, who may have died in the battle at Tsushima."

posted by ovvl at 7:53 PM on October 22, 2012

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