“Qu Yuan” painting by Yokoyama Taikan

Yokoyama Taikan’s artwork “Qu Yuan” <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”294″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1-1024×470.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1.jpg?resize=1024%2C470&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1.jpg?resize=150%2C69&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1.jpg?resize=300%2C138&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1.jpg?resize=768%2C352&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Taikan_1.jpg?w=1179&amp;ssl=1 1179w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </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 /> Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958) drew the work when he was 31 years old. That year, his teacher Okakura Tenshin (1863-1913) was expelled from Tokyo Art School and founded Tokyo Art Academy.  Similarly, Qu Yuan (A.C. 343-A.C. 278) was a poet and politician of Xi who scented the plot of Zhao’s Zhang Yi and advised his king of Xi, but his claim was not accepted and committed suicide in Read more about “Qu Yuan” painting by Yokoyama Taikan[…]

Views in and around the city of Kyoto, by Kano Eitoku

Kanō Eitoku’s “Views in and around the city of Kyoto” Folding Screen <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”286″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4-1024×457.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4.jpg?resize=1024%2C457&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4.jpg?resize=150%2C67&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4.jpg?resize=300%2C134&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4.jpg?resize=768%2C343&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/edf392c1767b47f2d3ece6d2fdd4acb4.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Left Screen</figcaption> </figure> <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”279″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c-1024×447.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c.jpg?resize=1024%2C447&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c.jpg?resize=150%2C66&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c.jpg?resize=300%2C131&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c.jpg?resize=768%2C335&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/52bfaf8db6d8a5637c825ef4864b3a2c.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Right Screen This work is a folding screen picture said to have been drawn by Kanō Eitoku (1543-1590) at the age of 23, and is famous for being presented to Uesugi Kenshin (1530-1578) by Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) who were daimyo in the Warring States period. Read more about Views in and around the city of Kyoto, by Kano Eitoku[…]

Miyamoto Musashi Beating Whale by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

“Sakata Kaidomaru” by Utagawa Kuniyoshi <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1024px-Musashi_on_the_back_of_a_whale.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”306″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1024px-Musashi_on_the_back_of_a_whale-1024×490.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1024px-Musashi_on_the_back_of_a_whale.jpg?w=1024&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1024px-Musashi_on_the_back_of_a_whale.jpg?resize=150%2C72&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1024px-Musashi_on_the_back_of_a_whale.jpg?resize=300%2C144&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1024px-Musashi_on_the_back_of_a_whale.jpg?resize=768%2C368&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </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 /> This work is an ukiyo-e print that Utagawa Kuniyoshi’s (1798-1861)  drew the swordsman in the early Edo Period, Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645). Kuniyoshi made the prints based on the legend of the extermination of whales. The large whale lays down on the three-panels screen, and the white splashes express the whale’s intense movement. The sea surface is rising like a wall and rough enough to lose our sense of equilibrium, Read more about Miyamoto Musashi Beating Whale by Utagawa Kuniyoshi[…]

Kintaro and giant carp by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

“Sakata Kaidomaru” by Utagawa Kuniyoshi <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/702px-Sakata_Kaidomaru_struggling_with_a_huge_carp_under_a_waterfall.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”934″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/702px-Sakata_Kaidomaru_struggling_with_a_huge_carp_under_a_waterfall-702×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/702px-Sakata_Kaidomaru_struggling_with_a_huge_carp_under_a_waterfall.jpg?w=702&amp;ssl=1 702w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/702px-Sakata_Kaidomaru_struggling_with_a_huge_carp_under_a_waterfall.jpg?resize=103%2C150&amp;ssl=1 103w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/702px-Sakata_Kaidomaru_struggling_with_a_huge_carp_under_a_waterfall.jpg?resize=206%2C300&amp;ssl=1 206w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </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 /> This work is a picture depicting Kintaro, who is familiar with fairy tales in Japan. But during the Edo period, he was more often referred to as Sakata Kaidomaru. Kintaro is planting his feet firmly and holding a huge cape. And the water of the fall is falling over him. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861) expressed this work with a contemporary sense as if shooting a moment with a fast shutter. The contrast Read more about Kintaro and giant carp by Utagawa Kuniyoshi[…]

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi’s skeleton print work

“In the Ruined Palace at Sôma” by Utagawa Kuniyoshi <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”309″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha-1024×494.jpg” alt=”skelton death” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=1024%2C494&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=150%2C72&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=300%2C145&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?resize=768%2C370&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/1280px-Mitsukuni_defying_the_skeleton_spectre_invoked_by_princess_Takiyasha.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </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 /> Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861) made this work based on the book written by Santo Kyoden (1761-1816). The stage is Soma, the royal castle built by Taira no Masakado (903-940), who declared the new Emperor in Heian Period. After his death, the brave man Ohya Taro Mitsukuni and Masakad’s daughter Princess Takiyasha are confronted in the castle that became the ruins. The big skeleton Read more about Utagawa Kuniyoshi’s skeleton print work[…]

Plum Blossoms and Moon by Itō Jakuchū

Itō Jakuchū’s Plum Blossoms and Moon from “Animal and Plants in Colors” <img width=”640″ height=”854″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/b6723c4963d6eee93303a99561dd45b0.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/b6723c4963d6eee93303a99561dd45b0.jpg?w=767&amp;ssl=1 767w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/b6723c4963d6eee93303a99561dd45b0.jpg?resize=112%2C150&amp;ssl=1 112w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/b6723c4963d6eee93303a99561dd45b0.jpg?resize=225%2C300&amp;ssl=1 225w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> <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 /> Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800) , who painted this extremely gruesome, dreamlike image, was counted as one of the Three Eccentrics of the Edo period, together with Soga Shōhaku (1730– 1781) and Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799). In 1755, Itō Jakuchū  drew a picture of a composition similar to this work, called “Moon and Plum Blossoms.” However, he emphasized the shade of the petals and expressed it in a complicated way in this Read more about Plum Blossoms and Moon by Itō Jakuchū[…]

Cactus and Domestic Fowls by Itō Jakuchū

Cactus and Domestic Fowls, by Itō Jakuchū <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”196″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e-1024×314.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg?resize=1024%2C314&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg?resize=150%2C46&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg?resize=300%2C92&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg?resize=768%2C236&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Ito_Fusuma-e.jpg?w=1920&amp;ssl=1 1920w” 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 /> Cactus and Domestic Fowls is a later work of Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800). The chickens on the 6th screen are making a triangle, which is a stable composition. But the deformed cactus and chicken’s tail feathers shake the composition. A free-looking chicken is one of the themes of ink painting, but he added bright colors and delicate depictions to it.  He Read more about Cactus and Domestic Fowls by Itō Jakuchū[…]

Lotus Pond and Fish by Itō Jakuchū

Fish in a Lotus Pond, from “Animals and Plans in Colors”, by Itō Jakuchū <img width=”400″ height=”700″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Pond_and_Fish_from_the_Colorful_Realm_of_Living_Beings_by_Ito_Jakuchu.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Pond_and_Fish_from_the_Colorful_Realm_of_Living_Beings_by_Ito_Jakuchu.jpg?w=400&amp;ssl=1 400w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Pond_and_Fish_from_the_Colorful_Realm_of_Living_Beings_by_Ito_Jakuchu.jpg?resize=86%2C150&amp;ssl=1 86w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Pond_and_Fish_from_the_Colorful_Realm_of_Living_Beings_by_Ito_Jakuchu.jpg?resize=171%2C300&amp;ssl=1 171w” sizes=”(max-width: 400px) 100vw, 400px” /> <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 /> People who look at Fish in a Lotus Pond are confused because they do not know what point of view they are looking at. Are we looking into the pond or looking at the fishes swimming in front of us in the water?Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800) ​ might have produced this work based on Chinese painting, but the distorted space on the screen is his original device.  Read more about Lotus Pond and Fish by Itō Jakuchū[…]

Suzuki Kiitsu’s Mountain Stream of Summer and Autumn

Flowering Plants and Stream of Summer and Autumn by Suzuki Kiitsu <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Summer.tif.png” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”284″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Summer.tif-1024×455.png” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Summer.tif.png?w=1024&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Summer.tif.png?resize=150%2C67&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Summer.tif.png?resize=300%2C133&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Summer.tif.png?resize=768%2C341&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Summer</figcaption> </figure> <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Autumn.tif.png” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”283″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Autumn.tif-1024×452.png” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Autumn.tif.png?w=1024&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Autumn.tif.png?resize=150%2C66&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Autumn.tif.png?resize=300%2C132&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lossless-page1-1024px-Kiitsu_Mountainstream_Autumn.tif.png?resize=768%2C339&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Autumn</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 masterpiece of Suzuki Kiitsu (1796–1858) depicting the flowing stream and the plants in the mountain. The works of Tawaraya Sōtatsu (1570-1643), the founder of the Rinpa School, are full of rich beauty. Read more about Suzuki Kiitsu’s Mountain Stream of Summer and Autumn[…]

The God of Wind and Thunder by Suzuki Kiitsu

Wind God and Thunder God (Fujin and Raijin) by Suzuki Kiitsu <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_right_screen.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”228″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_right_screen.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_right_screen.jpg?w=950&amp;ssl=1 950w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_right_screen.jpg?resize=150%2C54&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_right_screen.jpg?resize=300%2C107&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_right_screen.jpg?resize=768%2C274&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Right Screen</figcaption> </figure> <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_left_screen.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”230″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_left_screen.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_left_screen.jpg?w=950&amp;ssl=1 950w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_left_screen.jpg?resize=150%2C54&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_left_screen.jpg?resize=300%2C108&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Wind_God_and_Thunder_God_left_screen.jpg?resize=768%2C276&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Left Screen</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 same theme had already been drawn by Tawaraya Sōtatsu (1570-1643), but the wind god and thunder god of Suzuki Kiitsu (1796–1858) are quite different from the humorous works of Sōtatsu. The mysterious Read more about The God of Wind and Thunder by Suzuki Kiitsu[…]

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