Japanese Art: Ukiyo-e. Whirlpool. Ichiryusai Hiroshige. 1855
1855 - Hiroshige (Ukiyo-e). Whirlpool, Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese: 歌川 広重), also Andō Hiroshige (Japanese: 安藤 広重; 1797 – 12 October was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist, considered the last great master of that tradition.
Kimono by Nadeshiko
The great ramen wave. Artwork by Sheharzad Arshad.Sheharzad Arshad is an interactive art director specializing in Digital Media Arts and Animation Arts. Sheharzad is based in Toronto, Canada.
Utagawa Hiroshige - Maiko Beach, Harima Province, ca. 1853 - from the series Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
鷺娘の精 "The spirit of the heron maiden" by Taniguchi Kokyo dated 1925 ["Sagi Musume no Sei," the "Spirit of the Heron Maiden." A kabuki hengemono dance (one actor/many roles) wherein the spirit of a heron changes into a girl and then back again.
"Sandpipers and Moon"by Ohara Koson (Japan, woodblock print. My favorite birds met every morning at the beach, by the renowned painter of animals and printmaker of the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement.