Armor with the features of a tengu (tengu tōsei gusoku) Late Edo period, 1854. Iron, lacquer, vegetable fiber, bear fur, leather, feathers, and fabric. The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, Dallas.
Taisosai Hokushu (Japanese, 18th–19th century). Moon; White Hare in Snow, probably 1819. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2167)
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Kinryūsan Temple at Asakusa, from the series, 1856. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936 (JP2519) | In this print, snow white is complemented by the reds of the temple's buildings, the gate, the large lantern, and even the label signed "painted by Hiroshige" in the lower right corner. The auspicious color scheme of red and white here creates a celebratory mood. #snow