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Means "picture of floating world" and defines the art of the final phase of Japanese traditional history; the time of Japanese isolation from 1603-1867.

Ukiyo-e

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The most renowned and prolific ukiyo-e artist, produced some 35,000 works depicting nature, genre scenes, and landscapes.

Hokusai

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The last great master of Japanese woodcut; his art depicted transient qualities of nature and weather.

Hiroshige

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Late nineteenth century western mania for all things Japanese.

Japonisme

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Flat shape of color to describe the contour of an object

Silhouette

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Was a international decorative style that thrived during the two decades 1890 - 1910, identified by the use of an organic, plantlike.

Art Nouveau

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Consisting of or bounded by curved lines.

Curvilinear

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Moving in a straight line, or lines at right angles.

Rectilinear

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Father of the modern poster. French, 1863-1933.

Jules Cheret

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The gradual process of printing one color on top of another, light to dark.

Overprinting

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Printing process using a metal plate coated with a resin which is acid resistant to create soft tonal effects that look like watercolor.

Aquatint

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British Art Nouveau illustrator who used pen and ink to create shocking, exotic imagery.

Aubrey Beardsley

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Printing process that uses a light-resistant compound, photographic negatives, and acid to produce an image.

Photoengraving

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The process of using acid to cut or bite into a metal plate.

Etching

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French artist who experimented with lithographic processes to produce popular posters of French nightlife, often using silhouettes. (Moulin Rouge)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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Czechoslovakian artist who produced art nouveau posters for legendary actress Sarah Bernhard; he used geometric patterns and Greek/Byzantine patterns.

Alphonse Mucha

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A large advertising card; a notice posted in a public place.

Placard

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American illustrator who expressed a romantic style and idealized view of the world in books, magazine, and advertising illustrations during the early twentieth century.

Maxfield Parrish