A timeline to show the history of Japanese Arts

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Edo Period: 1603-1867

1603 - 1867

Taisho Period: 1912-1926

1912 - 1926

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'Japonisme' Movement in the West during 1870s/80s

1870 - 1880

2

Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Edo (Tokyo) Bay - 1868

July 1853

Emperor Meiji changed the capital of Edo to Tokyo (Meiji Restoration) - 1868

1868

Studio Ghibli Founded - 1985

1985

3

Artist Katsushika Hokusai born - 1760

1760

Artist Utagawa Hiroshige born - 1797

1797

Artist Ogata Gekko born - 1859

1859

Artist Osamu Tezuka completed 1st work - 1947

1947