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Art on Tuesday: Snow

This snow beauty was painted by the most famous ukiyo-e artist Hokusai Katsushika 葛飾 北斎 (1760-1849) known from Japan. The elegant Japanese lady is walking through heavy snow. 58 more words


Art on Tuesday: White Shawl

Kobayakawa Hiroshi (1898-1948) painted this picture in 1930. It is part of the series: Twelve Aspects of Fine Women. Expression of Eyes (Hitomi), sometimes also called White Shawl.


Art on Tuesday: Snow ukiyo-e

It is time for some winter impressions, as I have found some amazing snow pictures. Here are two ukiyo- e in similar style from two Japanese artists. 98 more words


Art on Tuesday: Maiko Girl

“The Second Series of Modern Beauties: Maiko Girl”. Very impressive, colorful and lively. A typical ukiyo-e by Itô Shinsui.


KIMONOS ON MONDAY (Week #28): The artwork of Rieko Morita

Rieko Morita (Morita Rieko) is a Japanese painter from Kobe, Japan.  Although most of her art is not kimono-themed, all of it is interesting. I especially like the “panel art” that she does, and… 128 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Hairdresser

Kitagawa Utamarô 喜多川歌麿 (1753 – 1806), one of the most talented ukiyo-e artist painted this scene of two women, which is a picture of the series “Twelve types of women’s handicraft”.


Art on Tuesday: Reading

Kikugawa Eizan 菊川 英山 (1787 – 1867), a very skilled ukiyô-e artist and painter called his picture “Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komachi’s biography” (1812). The book is about… 11 more words