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Art on Tuesday: Jumping Down Kiyomizu-dera

This girl is jumping down from the veranda of  Kiyomizu-dera, the temple of pure water, located in Kyôto. If she survives, her wish will be granted. 58 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Rain

What looks like a very modern Japanese woodblock print was made by Utagawa Toyokuni II ‪歌川豊国 (2代目)‬(1777-1835) in 1830. Night Rain on Oyama is a beautiful landscape ukiyo-e of his series Eight Famous Views of Kanagawa.

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Art on Tuesday: Maple Tree

This picture of a maple tree with little birds 紅葉小禽図 was painted by Itō Jakuchū 伊藤 若冲 (1716-1800). It is a beautiful scene of a Japanese garden in autumn showing the typical orange-red colors of the maple leaves. 34 more words

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Art on Tuesday: Bonfire

Hasegawa Sadanobu I 長谷川貞信 (1809-1879) painted this ukiyo-e ca. 1870/71 named 如意嶽大文字. It is a landscape picture of the Nyoigatake mountain area in Kyôto. The tradition of bonfire is widely known in Japan until today, as seen in pictures… 37 more words

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Review for In a Japanese Garden Coloring Book

In a Japanese Garden Coloring Book is Tuttle Publishing’s follow-up to Floating World Japanese Prints Coloring Book (February 2016). And let’s just go ahead and address the elephant in the room right now: In case you didn’t know (*cough* *cough*) … 624 more words

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Dorodo Museum, Zxio

The Dorodo Museum on Corsica introduces some real life artists from Japan. There are a variety of artists represented with information for further exploration.The art can be purchased at a very reasonable price. 211 more words

Art on Tuesday: Shower at Ume Bridge

Hasegawa Sadanobu I 長谷川貞信 (1809-1879) painted a picture of the Ume Bridge (Plum Bridge) in Ôsaka. It is a charming scene of a summer day and all of a sudden there is rain pouring down (北新地梅之橋白雨). 136 more words

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