Toyokuni. Fantastic almost-monochrome print. The red accents are a great touch. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Toyokuni. Fantastic almost-monochrome print. The red accents are a great touch. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Two Court Ladies  Kitagawa Kikumaro  (Japanese, active 1789–1829)  Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: probably 1815 Culture: Japan Medium: Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Two Court Ladies Kitagawa Kikumaro (Japanese, active 1789–1829) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: probably 1815 Culture: Japan Medium: Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Toshinobu. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Toshinobu. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Kunisada.  From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Kunisada. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Kuniteru. 1/3. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Kuniteru. 1/3. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Title: Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna.   Title Translation: Woman protecting herself against the wind beneath wisteria blooms. Creator: Torii, Kiyonaga, 1752-1815. Date Published: 1780. Medium: 1 print: woodcut, color. Summary: Print shows a woman huddled against the wind beneath wisteria blossoms.

Title: Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna. Title Translation: Woman protecting herself against the wind beneath wisteria blooms. Creator: Torii, Kiyonaga, 1752-1815. Date Published: 1780. Medium: 1 print: woodcut, color. Summary: Print shows a woman huddled against the wind beneath wisteria blossoms.

Title: Uzuki. Title Translation: The fourth month. Creator: Mizuno, Toshikata, 1866-1908. Date Published: 1892. Medium: 1 print: woodcut, color. Summary: Print shows a woman sitting at the opening to a building, enjoying the evening by moonlight.

Title: Uzuki. Title Translation: The fourth month. Creator: Mizuno, Toshikata, 1866-1908. Date Published: 1892. Medium: 1 print: woodcut, color. Summary: Print shows a woman sitting at the opening to a building, enjoying the evening by moonlight.

Hiroshige.  I like the treatment of the distant landscape. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Hiroshige. I like the treatment of the distant landscape. From the Library of Congress' collection of Japanese prints. If you click through to the L.O.C., you can download a huge TIFF.

Title: Miuraya takao. Title Translation: The courtesan Takao of the Miura-ya.  Date Published: Between 1818 and 1830. Medium: 1 print : woodcut, color. Summary: Print shows Takao of the Miura-ya, a courtesan, full-length, standing beneath a pine bough, facing left as a bird flies by her.

Title: Miuraya takao. Title Translation: The courtesan Takao of the Miura-ya. Date Published: Between 1818 and 1830. Medium: 1 print : woodcut, color. Summary: Print shows Takao of the Miura-ya, a courtesan, full-length, standing beneath a pine bough, facing left as a bird flies by her.

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