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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


Art on Tuesday: Hair dressing

Dressing her Hair by Kobayakawa Kiyoshi (1896-1948), painted in 1931. He is known for his pictures of beautiful women of the 1930’s in modern style.


KIMONOS ON MONDAY (Week #25): The art prints of Haruyo Morita

This week, I want to share some of the art prints available from Japanese artist Haruto Morita.  She creates beautiful images, many of which feature lovely Japanese women in kimono! 147 more words


Art on Tuesday: Shower of Cherry Blossoms

This is a postcard. The title of the picture is Sakura Fubuki – Shower of Cherry Blossoms made by an unknown painter in 1940. It is showing a young girl with a ware-shinobu hairstyle, typical for a maiko. 8 more words