Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Japanese Artist–Colorful Art of Women in Kimonos

Goyo Hashiguchi, Woman in a Tree Grove, published in 1910, Woodblock print; ink & color on paper, Private collection

 

During his short life, Japanese artist Goyo Hashiguchi (1880-1921) created strikingly designed color images, often of women engaged in everyday domestic activities, carrying on the unrivaled woodblock tradition of his country.

 

Goyo Hashiguchi, Hotspring Hotel, 1920, woodblock print on paper (full color), Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

 

Goyo Hashiguchi, Girl in Summer Costume, n.d., , after 1921, Woodblock print; ink, color and mica on paper, Private Collection

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