Nostalgic Femininity: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the St. Catherine University Archives & Special Collections

Drawing from items in the University’s Archives & Special Collections, this exhibition explores the relationship between nostalgia and gender in Japanese woodblock prints of the late nineteenth century. The show features various prints by Meiji-period artist Yōshū Chikanobu alongside select examples by Miyagawa Shuntei, Utagawa Kunisada I, Mizuno Toshikata, and Toyohara Kunichika. It will open alongside a complementary library exhibition and digital supplement.

Client: The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Catherine University Date: April 13-May 26, 2019

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