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Study Room resource: Japanese prints

Prints and drawings, including fashion illustrations, architectural drawings, design drawings, watercolours, posters and much more, not on display in the galleries, can be seen in the Print & Drawings Study Room. To make it easier for teachers and lecturers to access the most popular material with groups, we have developed themed study room resources which contain original prints and drawings.

This study room resource explores the art of ukiyo-e Japanese prints including the works of Utamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi.

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Japanese Netsuke

Japanese Netsuke

The Japanese netsuke is a thing of wonder: a utilitarian accessory to traditional Japanese dress that has become an art form in itself, prized by coll…

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Event - The Curious Neoclassical Vision of Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot

Sat 28 March 2015–Sun 06 December 2015

DISPLAY: This display showcases 24 prints and drawings by French-born architect and designer, Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot (1727-1801) who was responsible for some of the most captivating and eccentric neoclassical ornamental designs ever produced.

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