Thematic Exhibition

Wonderful World of Kiyokata’s Woodblock Printing for Books

Ukiyo-e, color woodblock prints was very popular among common people in the Edo period. The exquisite technique of woodblock printing and its popularity were taken over to the next Meiji period. Around that time, Kiyokata had started his career as an illustrator producing the woodblock printing frontispieces and the book design.
The exhibition sheds the light on his wonderful works for books and shows the process of making woodblock frontispieces.

29 February – 12 April, 2020

Adults ¥200(¥140)
Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
*Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses


作品名 制作年
Parrot:Woodblock Frontispiece of Magazine Bungei-club 1907
The Bride-to-be 1907
Eri Oshiroi (Powdered Neck) 1924
Sketch 1939
Swan:Woodblock Frontispiece of Magazine Bungei-club 1906
Princess Like Cherry Blossoms ca.1939
The above are our collections