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Woodblock printing, an overview

Many of the visitors who come to the Japanese Gallery Kensington are surprised to hear that all of our stock consists of original artwork and that the bulk of it is antique. Considering that we mostly carry works on paper, this is not surprising. Due to the materials that are used to produce woodblock prints, […]

Katsushika Hokusai exhibition and event at Embassy of Japan in the UK, London, June 2017

冨嶽三十六景 尾州不二見原 Fujimigahara in Owari Province (Bishū Fujimigahara), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

This year saw the opening of several exhibitions dedicated to the great master Hokusai around London. We were honoured to take part in an exhibition organised by the Embassy of Japan in the UK with a selection of woodblock prints by Hokusai from our collection.