Explore these ideas and more!

TAKEJI ASANO

Drizzling Rain in Ukimido by Takeji Asano, 1953

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)

HASUI KAWASE

Girl and Lover in Snow, early 19th century, by Koikawa Harumasa (Japanese, active 1800–1820). Edo period (1615–1868) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Kasamatsu Shiro - Spring Night at Ginza

Helen Hyde--Blossom time in Tokyo, 1914

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Bird and Iris. Edo period (1615–1868), Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP1897)

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)

vintage matchbox label: vintage Japanese matchbox label

Japanese print by Ray Morimura - 1999 Dewa Early Summer

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Maiko Beach, Harima Province, from the series Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces, ca. 1853. Japan. Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936 (JP2509)

Woman Spinning Silk Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: dated 1790 Culture: Japan Medium: Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

Shinsui Ito, "Tears for a Lover".

Ray Morimura - 1999 Sea and Mountain

Woman with Toys for the Boys' Festival Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: ca. 1730 Culture: Japan Medium: Polychrome woodblock print (hand colored); ink and color on paper

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

A Young Woman with a Black Hood Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1742–1815) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Culture: Japan Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Karukaya, Japan's first illustrated book, circa 1400 2

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

KAWAI Gyokudo (1873-1957), Japan 川合玉堂