Eitaibashi Bridge 1937 Kawase Hasui Japan ( color woodcut on paper )

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Publisher of the Japanese prints Watanabe Shozaburo . As in Europe and America, women were pushing back old boundaries, forging a new model of the ‘modern girl’. Alongside optimism, there was also a prevailing sense of nostalgia, fed by feelings of uncertainty. In this era of vast change, the past was glorified as an ideal.