Landscape, Fishing in the Rain by Shiokawa Bunrin(1808-1877). Japanese hanging scroll painting kakejiku.

Landscape, Fishing in the Rain by Shiokawa Bunrin(1808-1877). Japanese hanging scroll painting kakejiku.

Two Koi Swimming Towards Happiness. Koi are a beautiful and frequently used motif in Asian art. Because it struggles against the current of the river it has become the emblem of strength in perseverance.  The image of two Koi swimming together is often used to symbolize a long and happy marriage. The calligraphy character in the upper right corner of the picture is the kanji symbol for happiness.

Two Koi Swimming Towards Happiness Asian Art Poster Print

Two Koi Swimming Towards Happiness. Koi are a beautiful and frequently used motif in Asian art. Because it struggles against the current of the river it has become the emblem of strength in perseverance. The image of two Koi swimming together is often used to symbolize a long and happy marriage. The calligraphy character in the upper right corner of the picture is the kanji symbol for happiness.

KAWANABE Kyosai (1831~1889), Japan This is one of my favorite pieces of Japanese artwork so far. I would love to get it nicely framed and matted and hang it in my home, if I can find one LOL

KAWANABE Kyosai (1831~1889), Japan This is one of my favorite pieces of Japanese artwork so far. I would love to get it nicely framed and matted and hang it in my home, if I can find one LOL

Utagawa Hiroshige, Hota Coast in Awa Province, (Fuji sanjū rokkei - 36 Views of Mt Fuji, no. 36), 1858

Utagawa Hiroshige, Hota Coast in Awa Province, (Fuji sanjū rokkei - 36 Views of Mt Fuji, no. 36), 1858

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