Raijin (雷神?) by Kawanabe Kyosai. Raijin is a god of lightning, thunder and storms in the Shinto religion and in Japanese mythology

Raijin (雷神?) by Kawanabe Kyosai. Raijin is a god of lightning, thunder and storms in the Shinto religion and in Japanese mythology

I love this design a lot. The colors are very please to see, especially the green moss on the frogs' "uniforms". The round, white bellies of the frogs stand out from their robes or "uniforms". I also like their "uniforms". They are worn and torn that are fit very well with the frogs' skins. These create the tension of the scene.      Tags: 1800s, kawanabe kyosai, 浮世絵, ukiyoe,  http://gurafiku.tumblr.com/post/1239700732/japanese-ukiyo-e-frog-samurai-kawanabe-kyosai

Japanese Ukiyo-e: Frog samurai. Kawanabe Kyōsai

I love this design a lot. The colors are very please to see, especially the green moss on the frogs' "uniforms". The round, white bellies of the frogs stand out from their robes or "uniforms". I also like their "uniforms". They are worn and torn that are fit very well with the frogs' skins. These create the tension of the scene. Tags: 1800s, kawanabe kyosai, 浮世絵, ukiyoe, http://gurafiku.tumblr.com/post/1239700732/japanese-ukiyo-e-frog-samurai-kawanabe-kyosai

<流行 猫じゃらし:RYUKO NEKO JARASHI> DANCING CATS BY NEKO JARASHI KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA 1798-1861 Last of Edo Period

<流行 猫じゃらし:RYUKO NEKO JARASHI> DANCING CATS BY NEKO JARASHI KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA 1798-1861 Last of Edo Period

Japaaanでは何度も紹介している幕末の絵師 河鍋暁斎。河鍋暁斎の妖怪作品をこれまでにもなんどか触れていますが、ユーモア溢れる作品であったり狂気を感じさせる作品であったり様々。そして今回紹介する作品は常軌を逸した長すぎる、とにかく長すぎる…

Japaaanでは何度も紹介している幕末の絵師 河鍋暁斎。河鍋暁斎の妖怪作品をこれまでにもなんどか触れていますが、ユーモア溢れる作品であったり狂気を感じさせる作品であったり様々。そして今回紹介する作品は常軌を逸した長すぎる、とにかく長すぎる…

Nekomata - Fork-tailed cat with a host of supernatural abilities | woodblock print, 1881 | Nabeta Gyokuei

Nekomata - Fork-tailed cat with a host of supernatural abilities | woodblock print, 1881 | Nabeta Gyokuei

japanese Raijin ( the god of thunders ) by kawanabe kyosai - in the Boston museum of fine arts by orientalex 2, via Flickr

japanese Raijin ( the god of thunders ) by kawanabe kyosai - in the Boston museum of fine arts by orientalex 2, via Flickr

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