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Hiroshige

Arts Everyday Living: Looking Through a Japanese Artist’s Window-The Divine Cat

      THE DIVINE CAT THROUGH A JAPANESE ARTIST’S WINDOW   A cat is only technically an animal, being divine. Robert Wilson Lynd Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)  was one of the giants of ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”), immortalizing everyday life during the Edo period.  A highly prolific artist, his series of woodblock prints take […]

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