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Preparatory Drawings for Illustrations of Melodramas LACMA M.84.31.386

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Wikimedia Commons image page ( http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Preparatory_Drawings_for_Illustrations_of_Melodramas_LACMA_M.84.31.386.jpg ) ..Description..Title.Preparatory Drawings for Illustrations of Melodramas..Description..: Japan, 19th century.: Drawings.: Ink and color on paper.: Image: 5 7/8 x 4 11/16 in. (14.9 x 10.3 cm); Paper: 6 5/16 x 4 3/8 in. (15.9 x 11.1 cm).: Herbert R. Cole Collection (M.84.31.386).: [http: //www.lacma.org/art/collection/japanese-art Japanese Art]..Accession number.M.84.31.386..Artist.Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japan, 1839-1892)..Date.19th century..Source.*Image: http: //collections.lacma.org/sites/default/files/remote_images/piction/ma-31797676-O3.jpg.*Gallery: http: //collections.lacma.org/node/191591..Institution.{{Institution: Los Angeles County Museum of Art}}..Permission.License.Public domain LACMA..Drawings from Japan in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.Images from LACMA uploaded by Fæ.Images from LACMA uploaded by Fæ (check needed).Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese: 月岡 芳年; also named Taiso Yoshitoshi 大蘇 芳年; 30 April 1839 – 9 June 1892) is widely recognized as the last great master of the ukiyo-e genre of woodblock printing and painting. He is also regarded as one of the form's greatest innovators. His career spanned two eras – the last years of Edo period Japan, and the first years of modern Japan following the Meiji Restoration. Like many Japanese, Yoshitoshi was interested in new things from the rest of the world, but over time he became increasingly concerned with the loss of many aspects of traditional Japanese culture, among them traditional woodblock printing.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art released at least 24,000 images into the public domain. The art objects in this collection are in this category. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art.

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1860 - 1870
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National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
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