The geisha’s make-up, origins and techniques in the geisha make-up art

The art of being a geisha partially lies in the meticulous application of her make-up. Let’s discover its history and characteristics…

Hiroshi Hirakawa

Hiroshi Hirakawa& paintings are breathtaking and in the Japanese style of Ukiyoe which literally means & of the Floating World&

Beijing dance company.

uncommonjones: The Thousand Hands of the Bodhisattva, Performed by the Beijing Dance Company via: Yellowmenace

Bijin, Torii Kotondo,1929

vintage geisha art: Torii Kotondo (Japanese, 1900 - "Preparing her Sash" 1929 (Showa era)

The Maharaja of Jaipur, India ॐ

Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala . ▾ ๑♡ஜ ℓv ஜ ᘡlvᘡ༺✿ ☾♡·✳︎· ♥ ♫ La-la-la Bonne vie ♪ ❥

Prince Shah Shuja. Assuming that I have correctly identified which of the Shah Shuja's portrait this is. Then Shah Shuja was born on 23 June 1616, in Ajmer. He was the second son and child of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.

Assuming that I have correctly identified which of the Shah Shuja's portrait this is. Then Shah Shuja was born on 23 June in Ajmer. He was the second son and child of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.

AN EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF EMPEROR SHAH JAHAN MUGHAL INDIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

An equestrian portrait of Emperor Shah Jahan, Mughal India, early century. The Emperor riding a dapple gray horse and holding a falcon

Prince Aurangzeb (front)   © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Mughal Prince Aurangzeb son of Shah Jahan. After vying with his older brother Dara Shikoh and killing him he became Emperor.

Itô Shinsui

Itō Shinsui, 1898 was the pseudonym of a Nihonga painter and ukiyo-e woodblock print artist in Taishō and Shōwa period Japan. He was important in the shin-hanga art movement, revitalizing traditional art after photography became popular in the earl

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