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Today we are presenting you some conventional Japanese paintings which comprehend a wide variety of genre and flairs. With lovely color composition and showcase of different stories related to Japan

Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active ca. 1850–1870). Inside a Foreign Restaurant, October 1860. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005 (2007.49.153)

Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active ca. 1850–1870). Inside a Foreign Restaurant, October 1860. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005 (2007.49.153)

Utagawa Hiroshige II (Japanese, 1829–1869). French Woman, Her Child and Pet Dog, October 1860. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005 (2007.49.143) #dogs

Utagawa Hiroshige II (Japanese, 1829–1869). French Woman, Her Child and Pet Dog, October 1860. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005 (2007.49.143) #dogs

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861). The Poet's Cabin in Tatsumi, 1845. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1919 (JP1120)

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861). The Poet's Cabin in Tatsumi, 1845. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1919 (JP1120)

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823). Telescope with Its Bag, 19th century. Japan. Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2094). #CosmicWonders #MetonPaper100

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823). Telescope with Its Bag, 19th century. Japan. Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2094). #CosmicWonders #MetonPaper100

Yōshū (Hashimoto) Chikanobu (Japanese, 1838–1912). Blossoming Cherry Trees in Ueno Park (Ueno kōen kaika zu), 1888. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1959 (JP3199) #spring

Yōshū (Hashimoto) Chikanobu (Japanese, 1838–1912). Blossoming Cherry Trees in Ueno Park (Ueno kōen kaika zu), 1888. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1959 (JP3199) #spring

Ôide Tôkô (Japanese, 1841–1905). Cat Watching a Spider.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Ôide Tôkô (Japanese, 1841–1905). Cat Watching a Spider.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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