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Snow at Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto by Takeji Asano, 1953 (published by Unsodo)

Drizzling Rain in Ukimido by Takeji Asano, 1953 (published by Unsodo)

Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825). “The Geisha To’e as a Vendor of Poems,” from the series Gion Festival Costume Parade (Gion mikoshi arai nerimono sugata), ca. 1795. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1922 (JP1390)

Kasamatsu Shiro - Spring Night at Ginza

  • Linda Bailey Zimmerman

    There is something so beautiful about the light in the work....it has such a mysterious quality!

  • Sam Pryor

    And then it dawns on you that you're looking at people from a different era...A bit like Midnight in Paris, except it's Midnight in Tokyo!

  • Linda Bailey Zimmerman

    I love wandering in worlds long gone...it's one of my biggest draws yo Venice.

Koikawa Harumasa (Japanese, active 1800–1820). Girl and Lover in Snow, early 19th century. Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP1827)

The Actor Nakamura Tomijuro as a Woman Wearing a Ippitsusai Bunchō (Japanese, active 1760–1794). Red Cape, ca. 1772. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1925 (JP1460)

Blossom time in Tokyo. Japonisme-style woodcut by Helen Hyde showing mothers and children drinking tea and eating among cherry blossoms.

Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815). The Love Letter, late 18th century. Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1920 (JP1210)

Kano Tan'yū (Japanese, 1602–1674). Summer Landscape, 1662. Japan. Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Charles Stewart Smith Collection, Gift of Mrs. Charles Stewart Smith, Charles Stewart Smith Jr., and Howard Caswell Smith, in memory of Charles Stewart Smith, 1914 (14.76.28)

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Peacock Perched on a Maple Tree in Autumn, ca. 1833. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918 (JP269) #peacock

Beauty looking back (1928) KAINOSHÔ Tadaoto (Japan, b.1894, d.1978  (1928) (by artinconnu)

Hasui - Rainy Night at Maekawa