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Utamaro, 1788 on Flickr.

Click image for 901 x 1232 size.
Scanned from the book “Lalique”, Museum Calouste Gulbenkian.
“This woodblock engraving, showing insects from japan, made by Utamaro, a master of the ukyio-e style, present motifs that were frequently depicted in drawings of the age and served as inspiration for René Lalique’s jewels.”

Utamaro, 1788 on Flickr.

Click image for 901 x 1232 size.

Scanned from the book “Lalique”, Museum Calouste Gulbenkian.

“This woodblock engraving, showing insects from japan, made by Utamaro, a master of the ukyio-e style, present motifs that were frequently depicted in drawings of the age and served as inspiration for RenĂ© Lalique’s jewels.”

— 1 year ago with 50 notes
#1780s  #Utamaro  #male artist  #japanese  #ukiyo e  #still life 
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