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Seeing with a Japanese eye

Vincent purchased his first Japanese woodcuts in Antwerp. He pinned them to the wall of his room. With their bright colours, striking lines of division and heavy contours, they were completely different to the images he was used to. During his quest to find a modern style of painting, Van Gogh was often inspired by his collection of Japanese prints. They changed his art forever. Discover what he learned from the prints in this video.

Reproductions on washi paper

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    Autumn Flowers, Yellow Bird, and Insects
    Autumn Flowers, Yellow Bird, and Insects

    Autumn Flowers, Yellow Bird, and Insects

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    Three Actors as Tattooed Women
    Three Actors as Tattooed Women

    Three Actors as Tattooed Women

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    Mount Fuji to the Left of the Tokaido
    Mount Fuji to the Left of the Tokaido

    Mount Fuji to the Left of the Tokaido

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    Crab Apple and Brown-Eared Bulbul
    Crab Apple and Brown-Eared Bulbul

    Crab Apple and Brown-Eared Bulbul

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    Morning Glory and Oriental Greenfinch
    Morning Glory and Oriental Greenfinch

    Morning Glory and Oriental Greenfinch

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    Bird, Crab and Cicada with Lotus and Crepe Myrtle
    Bird, Crab and Cicada with Lotus and Crepe Myrtle

    Bird, Crab and Cicada with Lotus and Crepe Myrtle

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    Seki: Junction of the Road to Ise Shrine
    Seki: Junction of the Road to Ise Shrine

    Seki: Junction of the Road to Ise Shrine

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    Ejiri: Tago Bay and the Pine Forest of Miho
    Ejiri: Tago Bay and the Pine Forest of Miho

    Ejiri: Tago Bay and the Pine Forest of Miho

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Authentic Japanese paper

Washi Torinoko is high-quality photographic paper with a washi finish. The base of this paper is manufactured using a traditional Japanese Tanmo machine, which produces a paper with such a refined, soft texture that it appears handmade. The washi is made in Echizen, a former Japanese province that has been famous for its paper making for more than 1,500 years.