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[…]

Famous The Great Wave Off Kanagawa painting by Katsushika Hokusai

The Japanese big wave art, No.21 The Great Wave off Kanagawa(kanagawa oki nami ura) <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg” data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default”> <img width=”519″ height=”376″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i1.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg?w=519&amp;ssl=1 519w, https://i1.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> <strong>‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ </strong>(woodblock printing) is one of the most famous art not only of <a title=”Katsushika Hokusai and his ukiyo-e artworks collection” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/katsushika-hokusai/hokusai-life-paintings”>Katsushika Hokusai(1760-1849)</a>‘s prints but also throughout the country(but actually, there are quite a few Japanese who do not know the title of the picture…). You might not be able to imagine from the powerful woodblock print, but when Hokusai drew the series of “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” including the wave painting, he was already over 70 years old. The print influenced Read more about Famous The Great Wave Off Kanagawa painting by Katsushika Hokusai[…]

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 composition. Please click if you want to learn about the description of the woodblock printings The garalley of Mt. Fuji prints, ”Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” Nihonbashi, Edo The store of Mitsui in Suruga-cho, the Eastern capital Surugadai in the Eastern capital Asakusa Hongan-ji temple in the Eastern capital Honjo-Tatekawa Under Mannen Bridge Read more about Katsushika Hokusai’s 36 views of Mt.Fuji all prints[…]