The influence of Japanese Ukiyo-e on Western painting art in the 19th Century

Authors

  • Xinyi Huang

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpssh.v20i.2334

Keywords:

Ukiyo; Impressionism; Post-impressionism.

Abstract

Ukiyo had a profound influence on western painting in the 19th century. It can be seen from the works of Artists such as Monet and Van Gogh that they extensively used, imitated and improved Japanese Ukiyo techniques such as brushwork, composition and color. In addition, under the historical background and social environment at that time, the expression of thoughts and emotions was also greatly influenced by Ukiyo. This paper, starting from the origin and characteristics of Japanese Ukiyo, explains in detail the influence of Japanese Ukiyo-e on western painting in the 19th century, explores the way of expression of Impressionist and post-Impressionist works, analyzes the process of its absorption and re-innovation of Ukiyo-e, in order to provide some reference for modern painting creation. This paper explores the influence of Japanese Ukiyo on western painting in the 19th century in two chapters. First of all, from the origin of Japanese Ukiyo, style, techniques, representatives of the detailed interpretation of Japanese Ukiyo artistic characteristics; Secondly, based on the background of the introduction and integration of Ukiyo in western painting art, the paintings of Monet and Van Gogh, the representative painters of Impressionism and post-Impressionism, are extracted respectively, so as to explore the influence of Japanese Ukiyo on western painting art in the 19th century in terms of style, techniques and ideas.

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Published

2022-10-18

How to Cite

Huang, X. (2022). The influence of Japanese Ukiyo-e on Western painting art in the 19th Century. BCP Social Sciences & Humanities, 20, 304–310. https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpssh.v20i.2334