June 12, 2013
journalofanobody:

I await my beloved who is not yet here.The moon in the pinesand voice of the windprovoke my longing.
— Otagaki Rengetsu
 
(Image: Katsushika Hokusai Pine Tree and Full Moon, 1848)

journalofanobody:

I await my beloved 
who is not yet here.
The moon in the pines
and voice of the wind
provoke my longing.

— Otagaki Rengetsu

 



(Image: Katsushika Hokusai Pine Tree and Full Moon, 1848)

February 19, 2013
KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Twilight at Sensô-ji Temple, Asakusa   浅草寺の入相
from the book Ehon Sumidagawa ryôgan ichiran (Pictures of Both Banks of the Sumida River)   絵本隅田川両岸一覧
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Twilight at Sensô-ji Temple, Asakusa   浅草寺の入相

from the book Ehon Sumidagawa ryôgan ichiran (Pictures of Both Banks of the Sumida River)   絵本隅田川両岸一覧

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

(Source: mfa.org)

February 19, 2013
KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Sparrows and Wisteria 藤に雀 
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Sparrows and Wisteria 藤に雀 

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

(Source: mfa.org)

February 19, 2013
KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Three birds perched on branches, one with blossoms
1 drawing on thin handmade paper : ink wash, color

KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Three birds perched on branches, one with blossoms

1 drawing on thin handmade paper : ink wash, color

(Source: loc.gov)

November 21, 2012

KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

decorative ceiling paintings   1844   via

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November 21, 2012
KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Gift cover (fukusa 袱紗繪)  1844
Silk plain weave with ink and color  More

KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Gift cover (fukusa 袱紗繪)  1844

Silk plain weave with ink and color  More

April 7, 2012
KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Eagle and Cherry Blossoms 鷲に桜図 
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KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Eagle and Cherry Blossoms 鷲に桜図 

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April 7, 2012
KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Goldfinch and Cherry Tree 鶯 垂桜 1834
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KATSUSHIKA Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Goldfinch and Cherry Tree 鶯 垂桜 1834

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January 28, 2012

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Carps and turtles   鯉図

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Carps and turtles   鯉図

January 28, 2012
 
Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Swimming turtles 游亀

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Swimming turtles 游亀

January 28, 2012

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Ducks in Flowing Water  流水に鴨図

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Ducks in Flowing Water  流水に鴨図

January 28, 2012

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)
Willow and swallows   柳に燕図

Katsushika Hokusai(葛飾北斎 Japanese, 1760-1849)

Willow and swallows   柳に燕図