National Treasure of #Japan, wooden statues of 12 #God, property of Kofuku-ji temple, Japan #buddhism

National Treasure of Japan, wooden statues of 12 God, property of Kofuku-ji temple, Japan

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歌川国芳展  ~奇想の浮世絵師による江戸案内~: 美術館探訪 ARTNEWS アートニューズ

Battling Frogs. Kuniyoshi

Print (Famous Heroes of the Kabuki Stage Played by Frogs - Japanese Wood-Cut Print)

Tsuba or Sword Guard depicting an Oni teasing a Nio, by Hata Nobuyoshi (1807-78). Iron, gold and silver. Japan, late Edo period, c.1850.

Tsuba or Sword Guard depicting an Oni teasing a Nio, by Hata Nobuyoshi Iron, gold and silver.

A contemporary artist's interpretation of Chinese lore.

Bi Xie 辟邪 - Deflector of Evil; Chinese Unicorn - Kylin is a form of unicorn with one horn, while Parthia is a form of unicorn with two horns.

Artwork by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi - Japanese monsters come out of a box

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, The Heavy Basket, From the Thirty-six Ghosts series. x The print depicts a number of monsters attacking an old woman.

Comical Upside-down Pictures (Dôke jôgemi no zu)  「道化上下見ノ図」  Japanese, Edo period, 1862 (Bunkyû 2), 6th month  Artist Utagawa Yoshitora, Japanese, active about 1836–1887, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper, MFA

Comical Upside-down Pictures (Dôke jôgemi no zu) 「道化上下見ノ図」 Japanese, Edo…

Utagawa Toyokuni, Lion with Peony, Japanese, Late Edo period, 1800, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Utagawa Toyokuni, Lion with Peony, Japanese, Late Edo period, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Octopus Games, 1840. #TheMermaidNYC #PinItToWinIt

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Octopus Games, Color woodblock print, 14 x 9 in. American Friends of The British Museum (The Arthur R. Miller Collection) Photo © Trustees of The British Museum.

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