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Myna on Magnolia

Myna on Magnolia, by Ohara Koson

Myna on Magnolia by Ohara Koson Title: Myna on Magnolia Author: Ohara Koson Year: late 19th century-early 20th century Related artworks “Monkey Holding a Dragonfly”  by Ohara Koson “Cormorant” by Ohara Koson “Crow eating a Persimmon”, by Ohara Koson “Torii and Crow in the Snow”  by Ohara Koson “Bush Warbler in Winter”  by Ohara Koson …

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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”? https://youtu.be/xULcUEBEo7g His art works of images including The Great Off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) and other prints of “Thirty-Six Views …

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The examples of haiku poems about flowers

Flower haiku poems by Japanese haiku poets <img width=”639″ height=”960″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.056-1.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.056-1.jpg?w=639&amp;ssl=1 639w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/No.056-1.jpg?resize=200%2C300&amp;ssl=1 200w” sizes=”(max-width: 639px) 100vw, 639px” /> In haiku, flowers are often used as words expressing the season (kigo). Also, the impression given by each flower makes it possible to have a clear image in poems. By the way, do you …

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Utagawa Hiroshige’s prints, “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo” ukiyo-e artworks

The gallery of “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo” In 1853, Utagawa(Ando) Hiroshige began to draw the new series of landscape ukiyo-e. He already held the position of pupular ukiyo-e artist by the succuess of “Fifty-Three Stages on the Tokaido“. His new work was on the theme of sights in various parts of the Edo.   …

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