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.   Read more about Utagawa Hiroshige’s prints, “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo” ukiyo-e artworks[…]

Kitagawa Utamaro; biography and print artworks

Biography of Kitagawa Utamaro(1753?-1806) When talking about portraying beautiful women of ukiyo-e prints, we can’t describe it without touching on Kitagawa Utamaro (喜多川歌麿). He developed the new ways to draw Edo women and it made him as a maestro of bijinga(printing of beautiful women portrait).         [su_label type=”black”]The time of Kitagawa Toyoaki(北川豊章)[/su_label] It is unclear Read more about Kitagawa Utamaro; biography and print artworks[…]

Katsushika Hokusai’s 36 views of Mt.Fuji all prints

Katsushika Hokusai’s most famous prints series, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji <strong>Katsushika Hokusai </strong>(1760-1849), who was one of the most active <a href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/ukiyoe”>ukiyo-e</a> artists in Edo Period, accomplished the Mt.Fuji arts series of “Fugaku Sanjurokkei”(Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji) in early 18th century.  Related Post Katsushika Hokusai’s biography Viewing one by one, you should not get boared with them by his color usage and Read more about Katsushika Hokusai’s 36 views of Mt.Fuji all prints[…]

What does Buddha statue represent? And about the poses.(Japan)

Learn the meaning of Japanese Buddha statues <figure> <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Miroku-Bodsatsu-Hanka-shii-zou-Koryuji.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes”> <img width=”300″ height=”450″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Miroku-Bodsatsu-Hanka-shii-zou-Koryuji.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Miroku-Bodsatsu-Hanka-shii-zou-Koryuji.jpg?w=300&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Miroku-Bodsatsu-Hanka-shii-zou-Koryuji.jpg?resize=200%2C300&amp;ssl=1 200w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> </a> <figcaption></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 /></p> <p>There are more than 75,000 Buddhist temples in Japan, each of which Read more about What does Buddha statue represent? And about the poses.(Japan)[…]