Raijin (雷神?) by Kawanabe Kyosai. Raijin is a god of lightning, thunder and storms in the Shinto religion and in Japanese mythology

"Raijin" (雷神) Raijin Is A God Of Lightning, Thunder, & Storms In The Shinto Religion & In Japanese Mythology.

SAMURAI with a cat. 野口哲哉作「着甲武人猫散歩逍遥図」 野口哲哉ノ作品集 「侍達ノ居ル処。」Link: http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4861524296

This isn't traditional Ukiyo-e (by contemporary artist Noguchi Tetsuya) but this samurai in cat armor and cat ears helmet is amazing!

Ito SHINSUI ( 1898 - 1972 )  Washing the Hair ( aka Tresses )

“ Itō Shinsui – was the pseudonym of a Nihonga painter and ukiyo-e woodblock print artist in Taishō and Shōwa period Japan. He was one of the great names of the shin hanga art movement,.

Kawanabe Kyōsai.( 河鍋暁斎)

狼を襲う白鷲 (White eagle attacking a wolf) by Kawanabe Kyōsai

"Carp and Waterfall" by MARUYAMA Oukyo (1733-1795) 円山応挙「龍門鯉魚図」

Japanese art Maruyama Oukyo This is completely unlike any of the other works I was able to locate. Is there a contemporary artist by the same name?

雲龍図屏風(うんりゅうずびょうぶ) 円山応挙(まるやまおうきょ)

雲龍図屏風(うんりゅうずびょうぶ) 円山応挙(まるやまおうきょ)

KAWANABE Kyosai (1831-1889), Japan 河鍋 暁斎

Macabre Japanese ukiyo-e reveal gothic side to art of the floating 

***** RAW developed ***** 建仁寺の法堂天井画、双龍図です。あたしも他の見ていた人も、口をあんぐり。声にならない迫力。もし次の機会があれば対角魚眼で撮ってみたい。 @Kenninji, Higashiyama ward, Kyoto, Kyoto. (京都府京都市東山区 建仁寺)

kaelula-sungwis: “ 20141221 Kyoto 6 by Bong Grit ”

上村松園 Syouen Uemura『待月』(たいげつ)京都市美術館蔵

Above: Shoen Uemura “Waiting for the Moon”, 1926 Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art .


Yamanaka Shikanosuke: Amako family's most loyal and faithful vassal during the Sengoku-jidai period.

のっぺらぼう by 佐脇嵩之(さわき すうし)

Nuppeppo (an animated lump of decaying human flesh) from the Hyakkai-Zukan

July - Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828) - Birds and Flowers of the Twelve Months

July - Birds and Flowers of the Twelve Months Artist:Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, Edo period Set of twelve hanging scrolls; ink, color, and gold paint on silk