Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849) - Thunder God - 1847
Utagawa Kunisada I and his school Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
歌川國芳 Utagawa Kuniyoshi J
✈ Japanese art utagawa kuniyoshi – 101 samurai prints
Shogun Taira-no-Koremochi battles the female demon Kijo from the series "A Mirror of Warriors from our Country", 1855 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Tomoe Gozen The famously beautiful samurai warrior Tomoe fought in Japan's Genpei War (1180-1185 CE). She was known throughout Japan for her skills with the sword and the bow. Her wild horse-breaking skills were also legendary.
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a ukiyo-e painter & printmaker of the Edo period. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji c. 1831) which includes the internationally recognized print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Hokusai was known by at least 30 names during his lifetime. Hokusai's name changes are frequent, and often related to changes in his artistic production and style
Minamoto no Yoshitsune was a 12th-century samurai warrior whose incredible feats in battle, during what became known as the Gempei War in Japan, led to the downfall of the ruling clan, the Taira, and allowed for the emergence of his own brother, Minamoto Yoritomo, as the first of the shoguns. Part of his legendary status is derived from having defeated the warrior monk Saito Musashibo Benkei in a duel. Yet, Yoshitsune is also remembered as a tragic hero, since not long after securing power