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Ancient Japanese Art

Silk fukusa (gift cover) embroidered with a flight of cranes, Japan, 1800-50, Edo period. Museum no. T.20-1923

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"As she tried to speak the words were silent but the shadows from deep inside seeped out of her mouth instead. She needed no words as the dense and fluid movements of past memories and thoughts blanketed the air with only interpretation." Juliette Latona

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from Etsy

Japanese birds and flowers art prints, posters, Bird, Red Ivy Ohara Koson FINE ART PRINT, Japanese paintings, woodblock prints reproductions

Japanese birds and flowers art prints, posters, Bird, Red Ivy Ohara Koson FINE ART PRINT, Japanese paintings, woodblock prints…

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from Patternbank

Ikenaga Yasunari - The Japanese Art of Nihonga Redefined

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From Portraits of Women by Ikenaga Yasunari. These are really awesome works by a modern Japanese painter. I love the echo of traditionalism with a more modern naturalism/realism. The colors are very true to the historic paintings - as is the beautifully detailed pattern-work. The compositions reflect the beautiful simplicity of the traditional portraiture.

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patternbase: Japan, circa 1978 A fine wool panel featuring an ancient Egytian motif. This textile has a small label on its backside that states “Made in Japan. 100% wool. The Treasures of Tutankhamun. Dry-clean only. MMA”, which indicates that it was created in Japan specifically for the the museum shop during the important Tutankhamun exhibit held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1978. Very good condition: the panel is professionally glued to a board backing. 43” x 43”…

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