Tag: Edo

Posted in Editor's Pick Exhibition

Opulent Interplay

By Christian Jacobsen Overview: Edo period Japan was a time of travel and trade. Land was no longer one of…

Posted in Exhibition

Work and Rest: Living Spaces of Feudal Japan

Work and Rest: Living Spaces of Feudal Japan – Campbell Coughlin Overview Looking at the place where a person lives…

Nikkō Tōshō-gū: A Realm of Peace

Paeten Parker The Nikko Tosho-gu shrine is “home” to the Japanese Tokugawa shogunate who ruled Japan for many years. Tokugawa…

Posted in Image

Matsumoto Castle

Image Label: Matsumoto Castle Image Title: Matsumoto Castle 1-1Location: Matsumoto, Nagano 390-0873, JapanAuthor: 柑橘類 (talk)Date: August 14, 2007 Description: Originally known as Fukashi Castle,…

Posted in Editor's Pick Image

Azaleas: Woman Washing Her Neck, from an untitled series of beauties and flowers

Creator : Utagawa Toyokuni ITitle: Woman Washing Her NeckWork Type: Woodblock PrintDate: c. 1812Material: Woodblock Print, Ink and color on paperMeasurements:…

Posted in Image

Katsura Imperial Villa

Title of Work : Katsura Imperial Villa (Katsura Rikyu) Category : Japanese Traditional ArchitectureLocation : Kyoto (Along the Katsura River…

Posted in Image

Katsura Imperial Villa

Title: Katsura Imperial VillaDate: Early-17th centuryLocation: Kyoto, JapanMaterials: Wood, bamboo, clay, and landscape Description: The Katsura Imperial Villa was home…

Posted in Connecticut College Image

53 Stations of Tokaido – Yoshida

Title: 53 Stations of TokaidoSecondary Title: YoshidaCreator: Ando HiroshigeDate: 1841 – 42Repository: Connecticut College Medium: Ink on PaperWork Type: Color…

Posted in Image

Tale of Strange Marriage (Konkai Zoshi)

Title:  Tale of Strange Marriage (Konkai Zoshi) Artist: Ukita Ikkei Date: ca. 1858 Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art Culture: Japanese, Edo Period (1615 –…

Posted in Image

Old Plum

Title: Old Plum, 1646 Artist: Kano Sansetsu (Japanese, 1590-1651)Found: Tenshoin Temple, KyotoCulture: JapanMedium: fusama, ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on…

Posted in Image

Old Plum

Title: Old PlumArtist: Kano Sansetsu (Japanese, 1590–1651)Date: 1646Medium: Four sliding-door panels (fusuma); ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paperDimensions:…