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Red Fuji, by Hokusai. Great Wave off Kanagawa, by Hiroshige. Ukiyo-e “Pictures of the Floating World”. What made woodblock prints so popular in early modern Japan?. Mass production made them affordable They could be produced quickly More people living in cities with money to spend on prints - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Red Fuji, by Hokusai

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Great Wave off Kanagawa, by Hiroshige

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Ukiyo-e“Pictures of the Floating

World”

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What made woodblock prints so popular in early modern

Japan?• Mass production made them affordable

• They could be produced quickly

• More people living in cities with money to spend on prints

• Topics that appealed to average people

Image of the kabuki theatre

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Edo Japan’s 4-class System

• Samurai - rulers, bureaucrats, officials

• Peasants - the largest segment of the population, involved in rural agriculture

• Artisan - usually urban, they made and built things

• Merchants - also usually urban, they sold and distributed things

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Black ink and hand-colored versions of prints by Moronobu (late 17th c.)

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Harunobu(mid-18th c.)

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Utamaro

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Sharaku

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Hiroshige Van Gogh

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Hiroshige

Manet

Hokusai Monet