Green Maple and Waterfall by Maruyama Ōkyo

Green Maple and Waterfall by Maruyama Ōkyo <img width=”556″ height=”1024″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/556px-Maruyama_Okyo_-_Green_Maple_and_Waterfall_-_Google_Art_Project-556×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/556px-Maruyama_Okyo_-_Green_Maple_and_Waterfall_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg?w=556&amp;ssl=1 556w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/556px-Maruyama_Okyo_-_Green_Maple_and_Waterfall_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg?resize=81%2C150&amp;ssl=1 81w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/556px-Maruyama_Okyo_-_Green_Maple_and_Waterfall_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg?resize=163%2C300&amp;ssl=1 163w” sizes=”(max-width: 556px) 100vw, 556px” /> <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 /> Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-1795) drew some pictures with the theme of waterfalls. Among them, Green Maple and Waterfall is the work that makes you feel the coolest. Green maple leaves add to the coolness. This picture has a unique space in the screen. When you see the painting, you look up at the maple, then looks at the waterfall in front, and looks down on the rocks and waves. There are three viewpoints. The Read more about Green Maple and Waterfall by Maruyama Ōkyo[…]

Morning Glory and Pupies painting by Maruyama Ōkyo

Maruyama Ōkyo’s Morning Glory and Puppies painting on cedar doors <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Okyo_Puppies_and_Convolvulus.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”442″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Okyo_Puppies_and_Convolvulus.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Okyo_Puppies_and_Convolvulus.jpg?w=750&amp;ssl=1 750w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Okyo_Puppies_and_Convolvulus.jpg?resize=150%2C104&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Okyo_Puppies_and_Convolvulus.jpg?resize=300%2C207&amp;ssl=1 300w” 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 /> Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-1795) was good at drawing young animals playing. He did not think of young animals as merely a miniature version of the adult, but as motifs with unique characteristics. His puppy pictures seem to have been popular at the time, and there are still many of his puppy works. Originally Morning Glory and Puppies painting was a mural painting of Myogan-in Temple in Aichi Read more about Morning Glory and Pupies painting by Maruyama Ōkyo[…]

Maruyama Okyo’s ghost painting

Ghost by Maruyama Ōkyo <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Oyuki.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”317″ height=”1024″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Oyuki-317×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Oyuki.jpg?resize=317%2C1024&amp;ssl=1 317w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Oyuki.jpg?resize=46%2C150&amp;ssl=1 46w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Oyuki.jpg?resize=93%2C300&amp;ssl=1 93w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Oyuki.jpg?w=366&amp;ssl=1 366w” sizes=”(max-width: 317px) 100vw, 317px” /> </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 /> Her sharp eyes direct at the observer, but it doesn’t focus on anywhere. It may represent her regret for this world. Her volumeless hair and thin lips amplify her fragility. When it comes to ghosts, the Japanese come to mind the figure with no legs. That’s because the image of the ghosts painted by Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-1795) was widely spread. Title:Ghost Size:155.4cm×33.9cm Author:Maruyama Ōkyo Year:1772-1780 Own:UC Berkeley Art Museum by Read more about Maruyama Okyo’s ghost painting[…]

Best selection of Kitagawa Utamaro’s prints on Amazon

The prints by Kitagawa Utamaro, for sale on Amazon <img width=”640″ height=”960″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/No.006.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/No.006.jpg?w=640&amp;ssl=1 640w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/No.006.jpg?resize=200%2C300&amp;ssl=1 200w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> The works of Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) are known for the beautiful paintings characterized by delicate and elegant lines. He has earned a wide reputation as a <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe”>ukiyo-e</a> artist internationally renowned as Toshusai Sharaku (?-?), Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858). Related Posts Biography and artworks of Kitagawa Utamaro Biography and artworks of Katsushika Hokusai Biography and artworks of Utagawa Hiroshige He painted the town girls with very lively figures as well as the prostitutes and courtesans. He then omitted a body part from the beauty’s Read more about Best selection of Kitagawa Utamaro’s prints on Amazon[…]

Japanese calligraphy hanging scroll for interior decoration

Kakejiku hanging scroll of calligraphy for Japanese style interior           Calligraphy is an art whose purpose is to express yourself through brushes and paper.  In addition to the stroke order and the way to hold a brush, various skills infinitely broaden the traditional world. Indeed, it is the truth of writing.         Three points for appreciating a work of calligraphy     Perspective The balance and margins of the whole character are important elements. How does the overall arrangement of the vertical and horizontal matched? How is the combination of ink’s black and paper’s white?     Meaning of character The meaning of the Read more about Japanese calligraphy hanging scroll for interior decoration[…]

Kano Hogai Merciful Mother Kannon

Kanō Hōgai’s Merciful Mother Kannon

“Merciful Mother Kannon” <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b18b7e5fd33e33fa2ee59bec8a2e60f0-1.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”440″ height=”1024″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b18b7e5fd33e33fa2ee59bec8a2e60f0-1-440×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b18b7e5fd33e33fa2ee59bec8a2e60f0-1.jpg?w=440&amp;ssl=1 440w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b18b7e5fd33e33fa2ee59bec8a2e60f0-1.jpg?resize=64%2C150&amp;ssl=1 64w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b18b7e5fd33e33fa2ee59bec8a2e60f0-1.jpg?resize=129%2C300&amp;ssl=1 129w” sizes=”(max-width: 440px) 100vw, 440px” /> </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 /> Kanō Hōgai (1828-1888) was born in the house of a painter who was a purveying painter to the Chofu Clan and was blessed with the talent for painting from a young age. While belonging to the Kanō school and acting as a painter of the shogunate, he learned ink paintings such as Sesshu. When he was 54 years old, he met Fenollosa who appreciated Japanese paintings. Hōgai began to aim for the creation of new Japanese painting Read more about Kanō Hōgai’s Merciful Mother Kannon[…]

Hasegawa Tohaku pine tree

Hasegawa Tōhaku’s Pine Trees folding screen painting

Pine Trees by Hasegawa Tōhaku <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”299″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268-1024×479.jpg” alt=”Hasegawa Tohaku pine tree” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268.jpg?resize=1024%2C479&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268.jpg?resize=150%2C70&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268.jpg?resize=300%2C140&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268.jpg?resize=768%2C359&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/b17228ce8112c1ece6ad9ce1bf756268.jpg?w=1279&amp;ssl=1 1279w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Left</figcaption> </figure> <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”300″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0-1024×480.jpg” alt=”Hasegawa Tohaku pine trees” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0.jpg?resize=1024%2C480&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0.jpg?resize=150%2C70&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0.jpg?resize=300%2C141&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0.jpg?resize=768%2C360&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/4e62cdb8e5b726fd9ab6039c36d26ea0.jpg?w=1279&amp;ssl=1 1279w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Right</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 /></p> <p>”Pine Trees” is said to be a work drawn by Hasegawa Tōhaku (1539-1610) when he was in the 50s. And the painting is his masterpiece as well as a masterpiece of the Read more about Hasegawa Tōhaku’s Pine Trees folding screen painting[…]

Maruyama Ōkyo’s “Pine Trees in Snow” folding screen painting

“Pine Trees in Snow” by Maruyama Ōkyo <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_left.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”273″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_left-1024×436.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_left.jpg?w=1024&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_left.jpg?resize=150%2C64&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_left.jpg?resize=300%2C128&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_left.jpg?resize=768%2C327&amp;ssl=1 768w” 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/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_right.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”274″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_right-1024×438.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_right.jpg?w=1024&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_right.jpg?resize=150%2C64&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_right.jpg?resize=300%2C128&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/1024px-Okyo_Pines_right.jpg?resize=768%2C329&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Right 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 /> Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-1795) was a painter who worked in the middle of the Edo Period (1603-1868) and established the Maruyama school. Before the appearance of Ōkyo, both the Sanshui painting and the flower and bird painting were to Read more about Maruyama Ōkyo’s “Pine Trees in Snow” folding screen painting[…]

Yokoyama Taikan’s “Selflessness” painting

“Selflessness” <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Yokoyama_Muga-1.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”625″ height=”1024″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Yokoyama_Muga-1-625×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Yokoyama_Muga-1.jpg?w=625&amp;ssl=1 625w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Yokoyama_Muga-1.jpg?resize=92%2C150&amp;ssl=1 92w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Yokoyama_Muga-1.jpg?resize=183%2C300&amp;ssl=1 183w” sizes=”(max-width: 625px) 100vw, 625px” /> </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) was a great painter in modern Japanese art. He was the first member who graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. Taikan established the method of “Moro-tai” (drawing with vague line). Moronobu drew the whole body of the beauty at central bottom of the screen. There are plenty of space above her. The arrangement makes the woman so impressive. The vivid red kimono clothing on the plain background also emphasize her. “Selflessness” is Taikan’s Read more about Yokoyama Taikan’s “Selflessness” painting[…]

Hishikawa Moronobu’s Beauty Looking Back painting

“Beauty Looking Back” <img width=”505″ height=”1024″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/505px-Hishikawa_Moronobu_-_Beauty_Looking_Back_-_Google_Art_Project-505×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/505px-Hishikawa_Moronobu_-_Beauty_Looking_Back_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg?w=505&amp;ssl=1 505w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/505px-Hishikawa_Moronobu_-_Beauty_Looking_Back_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg?resize=74%2C150&amp;ssl=1 74w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/505px-Hishikawa_Moronobu_-_Beauty_Looking_Back_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg?resize=148%2C300&amp;ssl=1 148w” sizes=”(max-width: 505px) 100vw, 505px” /> <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 /> One of the most popular paintings which depict a beauty stands in Japan and it is also the most famous artwork by Hishikawa Moronobu (1618-1694). Hishikawa Moronobu was a ukiyo-e painter in the early Edo Period (1603-1868) and established the method of coloring for ukiyo-e woodblock (there was only a black print in Japan until then). “Beauty Looking Back” is an original painting in his later years. Moronobu drew the whole body of the beauty at central bottom Read more about Hishikawa Moronobu’s Beauty Looking Back painting[…]

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