Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, AK-RAK-2007-1-B

These guards stand at the entrance to a temple to ward off evil. They are holding a vajra, with which to crush ignorance. Their open and shut mouths represent the first and last letters of the Japanese script: A and N: this symbolises the totality of sounds and letters, of knowledge. Worshippers who…

Reiger bij volle maan

Ohara Koson, 1900 - 1930, print, RP-P-1999-462

Vollende vrouw

Utagawa Sadakage, 1832, print, RP-P-1958-510

Het Gion heiligdom in de sneeuw

Hiroshige (I) , Utagawa, 1833 - 1837, print, RP-P-1956-738

Kolgans bij volle maan

Ohara Koson, 1900 - 1930, print, RP-P-1999-404

Rijsthoning uit Horinouchi

Kunisada (I) , Utagawa, 1864, print, RP-P-OB-JAP-37

Minakuchi, het beroemde…

Hiroshige (I) , Utagawa, 1828 - 1835, print, RP-P-1952-181

De Roben waterval te Oyama in de…

Katsushika Hokusai, 1830 - 1834, print, RP-P-1963-24

Shirasuke en Futagawa

Utagawa Yoshiiku, 1860, print, RP-P-OB-JAP-74

Het is goed om de eerste boottocht…

Totoya Hokkei, c. 1822, print, RP-P-1958-362