This beautiful selection of color woodcuts by British artists including John Edgar Platt, William Giles, and Allen Seaby demonstrated the influence of the Japanese aesthetics and techniques on Western art of the 1920s and ‘30s.


John Edgar Platt (British, 1886-1967), The Plough (triptych), 1921, woodcut.Collection of John Rossetti.


Special thanks to John Rossetti.


The exhibition program at the Museum is supported through the generosity of the Harry C. Trexler Trust, Julius and Katheryn Hommer Foundation, The Century Fund, Bernard and Audrey Berman Foundation, Leon C. and June W. Holt Endowment, Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Friends of the Museum.