Two Koi Swimming Towards Happiness Asian Art Poster Print
A 9x24 inch art print of two koi swimming towards happiness. Koi are a beautiful and frequently used motif in Asian art. Because it struggles against the current of the river it has become the emblem of strength in perseverance. The image of two Koi swimming together is often used to symbolize a
Kuniyoshi, The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden - Tammeijiro
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1797-1861 The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden: Tammeijiro , 1827 -1830. Oban. Click here for a detailed enlargement. Another fabulous print from Kuniyoshi’s great series, The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden from the late 1820’s. The series remains one of the most important series of Japanese woodblock prints ever made. Hiroshige’s 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road , for example, changed the way that the Japanese and subsequently, artists in the w
Japanese Gangster: Vintage Photos of Yakuza With Their Full Body Suit Tattoos
Traditional Japanese tattooing, or irezumi, has been intertwined with the yakuza since their inception. In the Edo period (1603 to 1868), cr...