Ninja and Palanquin A scene from the series 'Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu which chronicles the life of Prince Genji The Series Murasaki Shikibu Genji Karuta is considered to be the best work by Kunisada ll, the publisher, Tsutaya Kichizo used the highest quality papers and ink; each scene is surrounded by a beautiful speckled gold margin
Narumi A woman carried in a kago and two others walking in front, followed by a man on horseback and two attendants, passing two large open shops in the main street, where dyed cloths are sold. On the fascia over the front of the nearer shop is the monogram Hiro in the centre, and that of the publisher, Take-no-Uchi, each side of it. This station and the nearby town of Arimatsu are both famous for the production of tie-dyed fabrics which were suitable for making yukata, the kimono worn in summer and after a bath
Ancient Polo Game This finely detailed and expressive painting depicts the energy and intensity of an ancient Mongolian Polo Game. Born in Mongolia, Damba's Paintings have been widely exhibited in Europe Canada and the U.S.
Price Genji in Iris Garden Price Genji and Beauties enjoy delights of music and tea in a tea house overlooking an an Iris Garden as evening falls. The glow of five tassled lanterns adds to the festive mood in this elegant image
Moon at Ishiyama, Lake Biwa A dramatic moonlight scene, a solitary figure looks out onto the moonlit water from a dwelling perched at the cliffs edge, lights from a teahouse glow at the edge of the lake