鷺娘の精 (The spirit of the heron maiden)
woodblock print by Taniguchi Kokyo (1864-1915), dated 1925; from my collection. Oban tate-e (27.0 x 42.5 cm). "Sagi Musume no Sei," the "Spirit of the Heron Maiden." A kabuki hengemono dance (one actor/many roles) wherein the spirit of a heron changes into a girl and then back again. A summary from www.kabuki21.com/sagi_musume.php : "The set is a frozen pond in the middle of Winter. The music from the geza is the classic sound effect for falling snow. The spirit of the heron appears on a…
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"Geese in Snowstorm" (ca1931/32) by Koson Ohara / Ohara Koson
Koson Ohara [Japanese woodblock printmaker 1877-1945] Kacho-e is the Japanese word for prints of birds and flowers. Koson Ohara is the best-known printmaker for kacho-e in the twentieth century. During Koson's lifetime his prints were exported in large numbers to the United States. Koson Ohara is also know under various combinations of the names Shoson and Hoson
伊藤若冲 「動植綵絵」３０幅 - モネの部屋
東京国立博物館の「皇室の名宝展 （第一期）」に行ってきました。「第1期 永徳、若冲から大観、松園まで」の展示は、第1章「近世絵画の名品」と第2章「近代の宮殿装飾と帝室技芸員」の二部構成となっていて、、という話は、さておき、何はともあれ、若冲「動植綵絵」３０幅でしょう、やっぱり。京都遠征して、相国寺承天閣美術館の展覧会に足を運んだのが遠い昔のようですが、２年前だったのですね。あのときは、館内に入るまでが...