Subject - People
Figure painting, in Japan was quite prevalent. Here we have tried to break them down into various categories in an attempt to make it easier to compare with like subjects.
When someone thinks of figures in Japanese art, they probably recall first the woodblock print, There are no woodblock prints in this collection; instead we concentrated upon original paintings, many by the same artists who produced the prints.
It is astounding that in the 1960's and 1970's, the prices for a single woodblock print were generally higher than for an original painting by the same artist.
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