Ukiyo-e, which is often translated as, “pictures of the floating world,” are Japanese woodblock prints that depict enjoyable leisure activities and narratives. Originating in the Edo Period (1615-1868), these works are a collaborative four-person process that demand meticulous detail and precision. Listen as Asian Arts Director, Kendal Parker, provides an insider’s look on the purpose and process behind these intricate and colorful prints. Pre-bidding is available now in our Winter Estate Auction
. Live-online bidding begins on Thursday, February 2nd at 9:00am EST.