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Unformatted text preview: another is a large frog sitting in a plantain leaf mandorla , imitating the Buddha in meditation. Another interesting art style are the woodblock prints. Examples of these are Hokusai’s “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” and Ando Hiroshige’s “Rain Shower at Ohashi Bridge”. These prints were made in Japan in the Edo period. Ukiyo-e or another name for the woodblock prints meant “pictures of the floating world”. They often depict scenery and landscapes. Hokusai usually painted dramatic and capitalizing landscapes while Hiroshige usually painted very naturalistic and slightly westernized landscapes. These different styles of art were prominent in Japan and very popular....
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course INTL 10 taught by Professor Lee during the Summer '10 term at DeAnza College.
- Summer '10