07 décembre 2009

'Seasons of Beauty: Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Two Aspects of Life' @ The San Antonio Museum of Art

Relaxed: The Appearance of a Kyoto Geisha During the Kansei Era" (1789-1801). "Thirty-Two Aspects of Daily Life" , 1888, Taiso Yoshitoshi (1839-1892, Japan.). Woodblock print on paper, 37.5 cm x 26 cm overall paper. Lent by Lenora and Walter F. Brown. Photo: Peggy Tenison L.2009.6.2 SAN ANTONIO, TX.- Taiso Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), one of the greatest Japanese woodblock print artists, pursued varied subjects in his prints, ranging from nightmarish ghosts to scenes of domestic harmony. The set of thirty-two prints... [Lire la suite]