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Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism – New Exhibit at Legion of Honor in San Francisco

“Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism”
October 16, 2010 – January 9, 2011

“Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism” exhibit introduces audiences to the development of the Japanese print over two centuries (1700–1900) and reveals its profound influence on Western art during the era of Impressionism. The term “Japanesque” was first used in English in the mid 1880s to refer to the Japanese style or manner.

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