Ryū Shō Ten (龍昇天, lit. Dragon
Rising up to Heaven), also known Mt. Fuji and the Dragon from Gekko
Zuihitsu (Gekko’s Sketchbook) is an elegant ukiyo-e of a dragon, shrouded in
dark rain clouds, soaring into the sky with majestic Mt. Fuji is towering above.
The print, dated 1897 is by Ogata Gekkō (尾形月耕) (1859 –
1920), a Japanese painter and woodblock print artist of the ukiyo-e genre. Gekko's
work was inspired by Hokusai, creating a series of one hundred prints of Mount
Fuji. Gekko’s work was inspired by Hokusai, creating a series of one hundred
prints of Mount Fuji; however, he did develop his own style, with significant
stylistic elements from traditional Japanese painting.
East Meets West Fine Arts is happy to
offer this elegant, sophisticated as wall art (posters and framed prints) as
well as stationery items, home décor items, and sportswear in both our “What’s
New from East Meets West Fine Arts this week is this moody, shin-hanga print based on an original oil painting by H. Tokugawa of the famed "Lone Cypress" on the Monterey Coast of California. Visit us for framed wall art, posters, greeting cards and other home decor items featuring this great painting, in our "What's New" section at:...
NEW AT EAST MEETS WEST FINE ARTS: A new, beautiful, vibrant, exciting painting from Japanese artist Matue Kotake, available as posters, framed wall art, greeting cards, mugs, home decor items, and great t-shirts and sweatshirts. Perfect for gifts! Please come see this great new painting at in our "What's New" section or the " section exclusively for our featured artist, Matue Kotake:
New at EAST MEETS WEST FINE ARTS! This great, humorous 1930s print by Kawanabe Kyosai of a Japanese kitten holding a mouse. It's like a scene out of "I Am A Cat" by classic Japanese writer Soseki Natsume. It's available as a framed print, poster, greeting cards, t-shirts, and lots of other home decor or gift items. Please come and visit us at East Meets West Fine Arts in our Kittens, Cats, and Beautiful Women section at: http://www.cafepress.com/emwfinearts/6288620. Hope to see you soon!
CHINESE NEW YEAR - LUNAR NEW YEAR, THE YEAR OF THE TIGER IS COMING!
Celebrate the coming Chinese (Lunar) New Year with great gift ideas from East Meets West Fine Arts, including greeting cards, cups, mugs, sweatshirts, posters, t-shirts and many more things from our great collection of tigers like the one in this great antique Japanese print! Come and visit us at our online store at: http://www.cafepress.com/emwfinearts or http://www.cafepress.com/emwfinearts/7028381. There's something for everyone!
Hayato Tokugawa, a former San Francisco police officer, is a well-known journalist, editor of books on Japan, author, artist, and photographer. He and his wife, noted illustrator and writer Aoi Tokugawa make their home in both San Francisco and in Japan.