My Woodblock Prints I've recently picked a couple of woodblock prints on eBay from the
Robert Mueller collection. I only wish I could afford to be the
originals, but these 70 year old prints are the next best thing.
Wife of Dembi by Utamaro
Koshigaya in Musashi Province
Series; Thirty-Six Views of Fuji by Hiroshige
Les Maîtres de l'Affiche
Masters of the poster was a monthly publication containing the reproduction
of the "most beautiful illustrated posters of the major artists of the
period that was published by Chaix Printing Works from 1896 to 1900. I
know I've posted turn of the century posters before from the NYPL, but this
is a special published set. Here are a couple of posters that I
thought were outstanding.
William Merritt Chase [Bio
The America impressionist painter William Merritt Chase was also a mentor of
my favorite American artist
Hooper. Chase was very prolific and like Van Gogh was also
influenced by Japanese artwork. Here are two images that I caught my
eye today. What's your favorite Chase painting?