Thursday, December 17, 2009

A Bit of Japan

I had a craving for Japanese this week. Most of these are from the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, CA or The British Museum.

Actor with Umbrella in Snow
By Natori Shunsen

Woodblock Print
By Hiroshi Yoshida

Monkey Performing the Sanbaso Dance scroll painting, 1800, First day of the Monkey year
By Mori Sosen

late 19th century silk painting
By Kishi Chikudo

Horai Rock in Kiso River
By Kawase Hasui

Evening Snow at Kanbara, woodblock print from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
By Ando Hiroshige

~ Japanese Woodblock Print lesson plan
~ A collection of Japanese Art History links
~ A virtual museum of Japanese arts

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