hanga gallery . . . torii gallery: Bamboo Grove of Saga by Takeji Asano
Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792). The First Nakamura Tomijuro as a Woman Dancing in a Shosa Act, ca. 1777. Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918 (JP381) #dance
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). Onna San no Miya (the Third Princess), 1768–70. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyeyer, 1929 (JP1638) | On a spring day, her cat ran outside, swinging open the bamboo blind and revealing the young nobles playing ball in the garden. #cat
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). A Woman Sweeping up Her Love Letters, Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939 (JP2779) | A beautiful woman holding a broom looks back at baskets full of love letters borne by an ox.
TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi (1839~1892), Japan 月岡芳年
Japanese Painting from the Gitter-Yelen Collection by valarie
Portrait of Sanjô Kantarô in the Female Role of Yaoya Oshichi in the Play "Fuji no Takane" ("The High Peak of Mount Fuji") Attributed to Torii Kiyomasu II (Japanese, 1706–1763) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: ca. 1730–40 Culture: Japan Medium: Tan-e (hand-colored print); ink and color on paper