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 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, Read more about Hasegawa Tōhaku’s Pine Trees folding screen painting[…]

Learn about ukiyo-e woodblock! Definition, history, famous artists and prints

What is a “ukiyo-e”? An introduction to Japanese woodblock printing Ukiyo-e  (pronounciation:uː.ˈki.oʊ.ˌeɪ, uːˌkiːjəʊˈeɪ. 浮世絵 in kanji) is essential field in Japanese art . The art never developed without the common people of the Edo Period.   Sponsored Links   It is said that the beginning of the ukiyo-e, the Japanese art of woodblock printings, is the pictures of Kyoto Read more about Learn about ukiyo-e woodblock! Definition, history, famous artists and prints[…]

Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works

Katsushika Hokusai who created the famous great wave painting Katsushika Hokusai self-portrait Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) must be the most famous Japanese woodblock printing (ukiyo-e) artist around the world. So, do you know how to pronounce “Katsushika Hokusai”? His art works of images including The Great Off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) and other prints of “Thirty-Six Views of Read more about Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works[…]

All ’53 Stages on the Tokaido’ art prints by Utagawa Hiroshige is here

The masterpiece arts of Utagawa Hiroshige, “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido”   Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige led the field of landscape printing in ukiyo-e. Especially, “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido” is one of the most highly regarded woodblock printings series in Japanese art.                     [su_label type=”black”]One of the famous Read more about All ’53 Stages on the Tokaido’ art prints by Utagawa Hiroshige is here[…]

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, goldfish ukiyo-e prints (Kingyo zukushi)

All kind of goldfish(金魚づくし, Kingyo-zukushi) Utagawa Kuniyoshi(1798-1861) was an ukiyo-e artist who was good at coming up with an ingenious plan for the works. He created woodblock printings freely and drawn a wide range of pictures from impressive to cute.     Kingyo-zukushi is one of the gi-ga(戯画) that the theme is funny picuture. Kuniyoshi personified goldfishes in the 9 ukiyo-e Read more about Utagawa Kuniyoshi, goldfish ukiyo-e prints (Kingyo zukushi)[…]

Kawase Hasui:biography, woodblock prints artworks and for sale

Kawase Hasui(1883-1957) Kawase Hasui(川瀬巴水)  was a modern Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock print(shin-hanga) artist who played an active part in the early 1900s and the middle. Unfortunately, comparing to Katushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige, he has not been so well-known in Japan. But he left 467 works of woodcut prints and received high praise from the other countries.     [su_label type=”black”]Kawase Hasui’s biography[/su_label]   Kawase Read more about Kawase Hasui:biography, woodblock prints artworks and for sale[…]

“Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces” ukiyo-e art prints by Utagawa Hiroshige

“Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces”(六十余州名所図会) Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige (1797-1858) worked on the work of “Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces” in his later life from 1853 to 1856. Unlike “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido“, he used a vertically long screen called Tate-e(立て絵). “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo ” is also the type of Tate-e.   Sponsored Links He completed Read more about “Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces” ukiyo-e art prints by Utagawa Hiroshige[…]

Kitagawa Utamaro’s “Flowers of Edo” bijinga ukiyo-e art prints

“Flowers of Edo:Girl Ballad Singers”(江戸の花娘浄瑠璃) “Flowers of Edo: Girl Ballad Singers” are works of the later years of <a title=”Kitagawa Utamaro. Expert of beautiful women ukiyo-e” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/kitagawa-utamaro-expert-beautiful-women-ukiyo-e”>Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)</a> who was an <a title=”“Ukiyo-e” – Japanese woodblock printings” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/ukiyoe”>ukiyo-e</a> artist specializing in beautiful women portrait. He painted two girls playing the shamisen (三味線) and sang for joruri (浄瑠璃). Read more about Kitagawa Utamaro’s “Flowers of Edo” bijinga ukiyo-e art prints[…]

Utagawa Kuniyoshi:biography, ukiyo-e prints of samurai and other artworks

Utagawa Kuniyoshi(1797-1861) Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳) was one of the ukiyo-e artists who worked extensively as a member of Utagawa School, along with Hiroshige (広重) and Kunisada (国貞).    He established a unique world not found in other ukiyo-e artists. His talent of paint could be compared to Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎). And thorough the life, he was a totally opposite person Read more about Utagawa Kuniyoshi:biography, ukiyo-e prints of samurai and other artworks[…]