“Ukiyo-e” Artwork Is a Window to Life in the Edo Period

In line with the sophisticated outlook of people in the Edo period, ukiyo-e artists were more interested in vividly designed subjects rooted in daily life, than in accurately portraying the human figure or nature. As a result of that approach, the artists were able to convey to the world a Japanese worldview that differed from the Western outlook.

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