Iki Ningyo: Japanese Lifelike Dolls. beautiful mannequin head made of wood and gofun (Oyster-shell paste). S)
MATSUI Fuyuko, Japan
Meiji-period artistKawanabe Kyōsai (1831-1889).
Kosodenote from the Kyōka Hyaku-Monogatari, 1853 by Masasumi / 竜斎閑人正澄. Kosode obake is a short-sleeved kimono with its own hands
Kitagawa Utamaro, No.122.見立七福神宝船-1
幽霊画 / Japanese Ghost
KAWASE Hasui (1883~1919), Japan/ woodblock print
Iki-ningyo (living doll) head of a woman
TSUKIOKA Yoshitoshi (1839~1892), Japan http://mayohiga.gozaru.jp/dabun/kousatu/yositosi/tukibig.jpg
Raw doll _ Fujiwara era maid body seat appearance Tokyo National Museum Image ID: C0098413 Shooting site: Front Column article number: I-1100 author: Three generations Yasumoto Kamehachi Age: Meiji era _20c shape: High 28.8
Uemura Shōen (1875 - 1949). The true, the good and the beautiful are what the Japanese painter, explored in her "Bijinga” paintings. “Bijinga”, literally “pictures of beautiful women” is a genre in Japanese art, which is generally descended from ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the Edo period. Uemura Shōen was the pseudonym of an important woman artist in Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa period Japanese painting. Her real name was Uemura Tsune.