Watermelon by Katsushika Hokusai

“Watermelon” by Katsushika Hokusai <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/matome269.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”Watermelon”> <img width=”351″ height=”1024″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/matome269.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/matome269.jpg?w=351&amp;ssl=1 351w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/matome269.jpg?resize=103%2C300&amp;ssl=1 103w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/matome269.jpg?resize=51%2C150&amp;ssl=1 51w” sizes=”(max-width: 351px) 100vw, 351px” /> </a> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> An original drawing by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), who is known as an ukiyo-e Read more about Watermelon by Katsushika Hokusai[…]

Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi Bridge and Atake by Hiroshige

‘Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi Bridge and Atake’ from “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”, by Utatagawa Hiroshige <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.052-1.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”No.052″> <img width=”630″ height=”960″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.052-1.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.052-1.jpg?w=630&amp;ssl=1 630w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.052-1.jpg?resize=197%2C300&amp;ssl=1 197w” sizes=”(max-width: 630px) 100vw, 630px” /> </a> <figcaption>Sudden Shower Over Ōhashi Bridge and Atake</figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ Read more about Sudden Shower over Shin-Ōhashi Bridge and Atake by Hiroshige[…]

Konjikido in Snow, Hiraizumi by Kawase Hasui

“Konjikido in Snow, Hiraizumi”, by Kawase Hasui <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi”> <img width=”640″ height=”946″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi-693×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi.jpg?resize=693%2C1024&amp;ssl=1 693w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi.jpg?resize=203%2C300&amp;ssl=1 203w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi.jpg?resize=102%2C150&amp;ssl=1 102w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi.jpg?resize=768%2C1135&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Kawase_Hasui-No_Series-Konjikido_in_Snow_Hiraizumi.jpg?w=812&amp;ssl=1 812w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> This is the last work of Read more about Konjikido in Snow, Hiraizumi by Kawase Hasui[…]

The Road to Nikko by Kawase Hasui

“Nikko Kaido (Nikko Highway)”, by Kawase Hasui <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/394px-Nikko_kaido_hasui_kawase.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”394px-Nikko_kaido_hasui_kawase”> <img width=”394″ height=”599″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/394px-Nikko_kaido_hasui_kawase.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/394px-Nikko_kaido_hasui_kawase.jpg?w=394&amp;ssl=1 394w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/394px-Nikko_kaido_hasui_kawase.jpg?resize=197%2C300&amp;ssl=1 197w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/394px-Nikko_kaido_hasui_kawase.jpg?resize=99%2C150&amp;ssl=1 99w” sizes=”(max-width: 394px) 100vw, 394px” /> </a> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> The Nikko Kaido (Nikko Highway) is one of the Go-kaido Read more about The Road to Nikko by Kawase Hasui[…]

Shiba Zôjôji by Kawase Hasui

‘Shiba Zôjôji Temple’ from “Twenty Views of Tokyo”, by Kawase Hasui <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/398px-Kawase_Zôjôji.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”398px-Kawase_Zôjôji”> <img width=”398″ height=”599″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/398px-Kawase_Zôjôji.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/398px-Kawase_Zôjôji.jpg?w=398&amp;ssl=1 398w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/398px-Kawase_Zôjôji.jpg?resize=199%2C300&amp;ssl=1 199w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/398px-Kawase_Zôjôji.jpg?resize=100%2C150&amp;ssl=1 100w” sizes=”(max-width: 398px) 100vw, 398px” /> </a> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> This building is Zôjôji, which is Read more about Shiba Zôjôji by Kawase Hasui[…]

Goldfish Bowl and Cat by Ohara Koson

“Fishbowl and Cat” by Ohara Koson <figure> <img width=”466″ height=”700″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/cat-and-bowl-of-goldfish-1933.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/cat-and-bowl-of-goldfish-1933.jpg?w=466&amp;ssl=1 466w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/cat-and-bowl-of-goldfish-1933.jpg?resize=200%2C300&amp;ssl=1 200w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/cat-and-bowl-of-goldfish-1933.jpg?resize=100%2C150&amp;ssl=1 100w” sizes=”(max-width: 466px) 100vw, 466px” /> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> It is a work in 1931 when Ohara Koson (1877-1945) used the name Shōson. It is Read more about Goldfish Bowl and Cat by Ohara Koson[…]

What is Japanse “Iki” spirit?

“Iki”, Aesthetics of the townspeople of Edo <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/421px-Prins_Genji_verfrist_zich_Blijvende_indrukken_van_een_latere_Genji_verzameling_serietitel_Genji_goshu_yojo_serietitel_op_object_RP-P-2008-242A.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”421px-Prins_Genji_verfrist_zich_Blijvende_indrukken_van_een_latere_Genji_verzameling_(serietitel)_Genji_goshu_yojo_(serietitel_op_object),_RP-P-2008-242A”> <img width=”421″ height=”599″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/421px-Prins_Genji_verfrist_zich_Blijvende_indrukken_van_een_latere_Genji_verzameling_serietitel_Genji_goshu_yojo_serietitel_op_object_RP-P-2008-242A.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/421px-Prins_Genji_verfrist_zich_Blijvende_indrukken_van_een_latere_Genji_verzameling_serietitel_Genji_goshu_yojo_serietitel_op_object_RP-P-2008-242A.jpg?w=421&amp;ssl=1 421w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/421px-Prins_Genji_verfrist_zich_Blijvende_indrukken_van_een_latere_Genji_verzameling_serietitel_Genji_goshu_yojo_serietitel_op_object_RP-P-2008-242A.jpg?resize=211%2C300&amp;ssl=1 211w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/421px-Prins_Genji_verfrist_zich_Blijvende_indrukken_van_een_latere_Genji_verzameling_serietitel_Genji_goshu_yojo_serietitel_op_object_RP-P-2008-242A.jpg?resize=105%2C150&amp;ssl=1 105w” sizes=”(max-width: 421px) 100vw, 421px” /> </a> <figcaption>Genji goshu yojo, by Utagawa Kunisada I </figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japa Link Unit 2 –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3791981835″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> The word Read more about What is Japanse “Iki” spirit?[…]

The God of Wind and Thunder by Ogata Kōrin

“The Wind God and Thunder God” by Ogata Kōrin <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”Wind God and Thunder God”> <img width=”640″ height=”284″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin-1024×455.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg?resize=1024%2C455&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg?resize=300%2C133&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg?resize=150%2C67&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg?resize=768%2C341&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg?w=1400&amp;ssl=1 1400w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Korin_Fujin_Raijin.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption></figcaption> </figure> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” Read more about The God of Wind and Thunder by Ogata Kōrin[…]

Evening Shower by Suzuki Harunobu

Evening Shower by Suzuki Harunobu <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/4bdd0725.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”4bdd0725″> <img width=”573″ height=”800″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/4bdd0725.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/4bdd0725.jpg?w=573&amp;ssl=1 573w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/4bdd0725.jpg?resize=215%2C300&amp;ssl=1 215w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/4bdd0725.jpg?resize=107%2C150&amp;ssl=1 107w” sizes=”(max-width: 573px) 100vw, 573px” /> </a> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> A work created by Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770) as a client’s private calendar. Inside the dried Read more about Evening Shower by Suzuki Harunobu[…]

Beauty Breaking an Ume Branch, by Suzuki Harunobu

Beauty Breaking an Ume Branch <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/b84796ef.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”b84796ef”> <img width=”538″ height=”721″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/b84796ef.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/b84796ef.jpg?w=538&amp;ssl=1 538w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/b84796ef.jpg?resize=224%2C300&amp;ssl=1 224w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/b84796ef.jpg?resize=112%2C150&amp;ssl=1 112w” sizes=”(max-width: 538px) 100vw, 538px” /> </a> <br /><!– Japacul Link Unit –><br /><ins style=”display: block;” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-2105416879233547″ data-ad-slot=”3145397812″ data-ad-format=”link” data-full-width-responsive=”true”></ins><br /> A naughty girl takes off her zori (Japanese sandals) and sits on the back of Read more about Beauty Breaking an Ume Branch, by Suzuki Harunobu[…]