“Sessen Doji” by Soga Shōhaku

Soga Shōhaku’s “Sessen Doji” <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/565px-Sessen_Dōji-zu_by_Soga_Shōhaku.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”yes” data-elementor-lightbox-title=”565px-Sessen_Dōji-zu_by_Soga_Shōhaku”> <img width=”565″ height=”768″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/565px-Sessen_Dōji-zu_by_Soga_Shōhaku.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/565px-Sessen_Dōji-zu_by_Soga_Shōhaku.jpg?w=565&amp;ssl=1 565w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/565px-Sessen_Dōji-zu_by_Soga_Shōhaku.jpg?resize=221%2C300&amp;ssl=1 221w, https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/565px-Sessen_Dōji-zu_by_Soga_Shōhaku.jpg?resize=110%2C150&amp;ssl=1 110w” sizes=”(max-width: 565px) 100vw, 565px” /> </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 /> The title of the painting, Sessen Doji (雪山童子), is a name of Shakyamuni in his previous Read more about “Sessen Doji” by Soga Shōhaku[…]

Drawing on Nature: Taki Katei’s Japan at National Museums Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool’s Drawing on Nature: Taki Katei’s Japan exhibition, Oct 4, 2019—Apr 13, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts83MQcSJIM<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 /> Taki Katei (1830-1901) is a Japanese painter in the Meiji period (1868-1921) who became famous for his elegant Kacho-ga (painting of flowers and birds) with Read more about Drawing on Nature: Taki Katei’s Japan at National Museums Liverpool[…]

American museums owing Hokusai’s famous wave prints

“The Great Wave Off Kanagawa” by Katsushika Hokusai in US <a data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default” href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg”> <img width=”519″ height=”376″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg?w=519&amp;ssl=1 519w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg?resize=300%2C217&amp;ssl=1 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 519px) 100vw, 519px” /> </a> <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 /> The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, one of the most famous works of Read more about American museums owing Hokusai’s famous wave prints[…]

Strawberry geranium and Toad, and Flounder and Dianthus by Katsushika Hokusai

Hokusai’s painting, “Strawberry geranium and Toad”, and “Flounder and Dianthus” <a data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default” href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/800px-Hokusai_Flat_fish_and_pink.jpg”> <img width=”640″ height=”233″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/800px-Hokusai_Flat_fish_and_pink.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/800px-Hokusai_Flat_fish_and_pink.jpg?w=800&amp;ssl=1 800w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/800px-Hokusai_Flat_fish_and_pink.jpg?resize=300%2C109&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/800px-Hokusai_Flat_fish_and_pink.jpg?resize=768%2C279&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 /></p> <h2>”Strawberry Geranium and Toad”</h2> <p>Eaves tile with Mistutomoe Crest which is Read more about Strawberry geranium and Toad, and Flounder and Dianthus by Katsushika Hokusai[…]

Hokusai’s Carps and Turtles painting

Carps and Turtles painting by Katsushika Hokusai <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”640″ height=”178″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps-1024×284.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps.jpg?resize=1024%2C284&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps.jpg?resize=150%2C42&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps.jpg?resize=300%2C83&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps.jpg?resize=768%2C213&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Hokusai_Carps.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 /> This painting is an original handpainting depicting carps and turtles Read more about Hokusai’s Carps and Turtles painting[…]

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, 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 Read more about Miyamoto Musashi Beating Whale by Utagawa Kuniyoshi[…]

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 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 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 Read more about Lotus Pond and Fish by Itō Jakuchū[…]