Art on Tuesday: Reading

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Saison des Lesens ~

Japan Kaleidoskop

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Kikugawa Eizan菊川 英山 (1787 – 1867), a very skilled ukiyô-e artist and painter called his picture “Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komachi’s biography” (1812). The book is about the legendary female poet 小野小町 of the Heian period (approx.825- 900).

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