The Calligraph

There is one thing i can do forever, it's - calligraphy
blackpaint20:

Painting, hanging scroll. Skeletons dancing; one skeleton seated and playing shamisen beneath broken paper; other skeletons, some with bamboo swords at their sides, others with towels bound around their foreheads, enjoying music and dancing. Ink and colours on silk. Signed and sealed.
Painted on silk by Kawanabe Kyosai 
Meiji Era
1871-1889
Source; British Museum

blackpaint20:

Painting, hanging scroll. Skeletons dancing; one skeleton seated and playing shamisen beneath broken paper; other skeletons, some with bamboo swords at their sides, others with towels bound around their foreheads, enjoying music and dancing. Ink and colours on silk. Signed and sealed.

Painted on silk by Kawanabe Kyosai 

Meiji Era

1871-1889

Source; British Museum

(via panzertron)

poboh:

Shishi zu (獅子 図) / Lion, Kanou Hougai / 狩野 芳崖. Japanese (1828 - 1888)

poboh:

Shishi zu (獅子 図) / Lion, Kanou Hougai / 狩野 芳崖. Japanese (1828 - 1888)

(via drawpaintprint)

animus-inviolabilis:

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Kwanyin) with willow branch China, late 18th-early 19th century

animus-inviolabilis:

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Kwanyin) with willow branch

China, late 18th-early 19th century