[Watch] Japanese Otsue-e imagery comes to Paris, via a historic trade route — France24

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— by Olivia Salazar-Winspear: If you think Japanese comics are a 20th-century thing, think again. Otsu-e paintings are the spontaneous, throwaway sketches bought by 17th-century travellers as a souvenir and their graphic style has trickled down into contemporary art forms, too…

Image courtesy of France24/Olivia Salazar-Winspear

May 3, 2019 — 18:03


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