The Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture is named in honor of C. Kermit “Buck” Ewing who initiated the art curriculum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1948.

Begun in 1981, the Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture is a professionally managed university gallery, funded jointly by the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Design. The Ewing Gallery has developed and maintained a permanent collection for the purpose of scholarly research and the enrichment of the University and regional communities.

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Woman Holding a Pipe

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Kunisada began his apprenticeship around 1800 under the master Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) and became one of his chief pupils. the Utagawa school…

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo #56
Iris Garden at Horikiri (Horikiri no Hana-shobu)

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Hiroshige is known as the “artist of rain, snow, and mist”. Born as Ando Tokutaro, he was to follow the career of his father as a fire watchman. In…

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo Kyakkei) #97
Five Pines on the Kongai River (Onagigawa gohon matsu)

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Hiroshige is known as the “artist of rain, snow, and mist”. Born as Ando Tokutaro, he was to follow the career of his father as a fire watchman. In…

Half Portrait of Two Beauties: Komurasaki and Hanamuraski of Tamaya

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This woodblock print depicts serene figures applied in the half length portrait style on (okubi-e). This style was developed by Utamaro in 1791. It…

My Feelings about Later Genji Collections (Genji goshu yojo): li no cha no ue

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Kunisada began his apprenticeship around 1800 under the master Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) and became one of his chief pupils. the Utagawa school…