"Emptiness, which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness, is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities." —D. T. Suzuki (Painting: "Golden Sun" Japan, Meiji era, 1878) ..*

"Emptiness, which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness, is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities.

The Meiji Empress Syouken. 1849-1914. (It is not right to actually call…

The Meiji Empress Syouken. (It is not right to actually call "Empress". The right name of Japanese Emperor is "Kougou" or " Kougou-Heika".

A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A bronze okimono of a macaque By Genryusai Seiya, Meiji era (1868-1912)

A bronze okimono of a macaque By Genryusai Seiya, Meiji era (1868-1912)

Japan (the Meiji period) ~ unknown photographer 1901 image Geisha travelling by yama kago in Meiji era Japan...

unknown photographer 1901 - Geisha travelling by yama kago in Meiji era Japan

A bronze okimono of a macaque By Genryusai Seiya, Meiji era (1868-1912)

A bronze okimono of a macaque By Genryusai Seiya, Meiji era (1868-1912)

This painting (1860–80s, detail pictured) by Kobayashi Eitaku depicts the legendary figures Izanami and Izanagi stirring the waters with a spear to create the first of the Japanese isles. It was created during the Meiji era, when the government emphasized the deification of Japan's emperor as part of an unbroken imperial line since the nation's legendary beginnings. See the hanging scroll and more #Meiji-era art in "Presenting the New Japan."

This painting (1860–80s, detail pictured) by Kobayashi Eitaku depicts the legendary figures Izanami and Izanagi stirring the waters with a spear to create the first of the Japanese isles. It was created during the Meiji era, when the government emphasized the deification of Japan's emperor as part of an unbroken imperial line since the nation's legendary beginnings. See the hanging scroll and more #Meiji-era art in "Presenting the New Japan."

Bonhams : A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

Bonhams : A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A bronze okimono of a carp By Joshi, Meiji era (1868-1912) (2)

A patinated bronze okimono of a fish By the Maruki Company, Meiji era

A patinated bronze okimono of a fish By the Maruki Company, Meiji era

A patinated bronze okimono of a fish By the Maruki Company, Meiji era

A patinated bronze okimono of a fish By the Maruki Company, Meiji era

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: Thirty-two Aspects of Women: Delighted- The Appearance of a Geisha Today, during the Meiji Era (Fuzoku sanjuniso: ureshiso Meiji nenkan tokon geigi no fuzoku) - Scholten Japanese Art

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: Thirty-two Aspects of Women: Delighted- The Appearance of a Geisha Today, during the Meiji Era (Fuzoku sanjuniso: ureshiso Meiji nenkan tokon geigi no fuzoku)

A patinated bronze okimono of a fish By the Maruki Company, Meiji era

A patinated bronze okimono of a fish By the Maruki Company, Meiji era

Peony from Japanese Meiji Era Sketchbook #pattern

Peony roses remind me of our lovely old house on Sidmonton Road in Bray. They bloom so quickly and their petals fall on the green grass within one week. This print is in pen and ink from Japanese Meiji Era Sketchbook

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