Japanese Woodblock Prints



No Shadows - Image as Sign in Ukiyo-e

Why are there no shadows in Japanese Prints?  Our essay this month examines this question; and our print selection illustrates the semiotics of ukiyo-e, with fantastic prints by a  huge range of artists including Kunisada, Yoshitoshi, Kuniyoshi, Kunichika, Yoshitora, Yoshikazu, and Chikanobu.

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Click here to browse our collection of nineteenth century Japanese prints not in the current sale. Purchase directly through our secure payment gateway. Payment can now also easily be made via Paypal. Prints are despatched via Royal Mail Special Delivery or DHL Express service, fully insured and at a subsidised price.

Featured Print


Click here for an in-depth look at one of the prints in the current show - outstanding, overlooked or possibly a personal favourite, the featured print is one we feel deserves more attention.