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Art on Tuesday: Cranes and Plum Blossoms

Itô Jakuchû 伊藤 若冲 (1716-1800) painted these beautiful three cranes and plum blossoms as a hanging scroll. He is a specialist for mainly pictures of nature, often birds like chickens or roosters. 56 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Cherry Blossom Dance


This charming picture was painted by the female Japanese artist Uemura Shôen 上村 松園 (1875 – 1949) with watercolor on silk in 1914/15.  Two girls are dancing. 57 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Flowers in the Wind

Today’s picture is an ukiyo-e triptych by Utagawa Toyokuni I 歌川豐國 (1795-1825). The title is 花の風, which means blossoms in the wind, obviously cherry blossoms. 72 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Playing

A woman with two children, playing around. This is a funny ukiyo-e by Utagawa Toyokuni 歌川 豐國 (1769-1825). The elder child is hiding under the kimono and the younger child is on the arms of her mother. 33 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Beauty in the Snow

This ukiyo-e by Kikuzawa Eizan 菊川 英山 (1787- 1867) shows a stylish Japanese girl in an orange-red kimono barefoot on wooden sandals. It is cold outside. 54 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Happy New Year!

Kikukawa Eizan 菊川 英山 (1787–1867) painted this picture around 1840. It shows two Japanese ladies and a girl playing Hanetsuki on the New Year’s day. It is a game like badminton often played by females around New Year. 35 more words

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