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The end of feudalism begins with the search for knowledge.

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Ghosts, madness, and the blood-soaked end of feudalism

1839-1892

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親

The vast loneliness of progress

1847-1915
Masakiyo Conquering Korea

Masakiyo Conquering Korea

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi1864

a fool is a man with no intellect, and a man without learning cannot have intellect

An Encouragement for Learning

Fukuzawa Yukichi1872

Hishida Shunsō

A quiet boy paints cats in a new style

1874-1911
View of Takanawa Ushimachi under a Shrouded Moon

View of Takanawa Ushimachi under a Shrouded Moon

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1879
Kudanzaka at Night in Early Summer

Kudanzaka at Night in Early Summer

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1880
100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping

100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi1885
100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol

100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi1885
Moon and Smoke

Moon and Smoke

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi1886
Attacking the Enemy Camp at Jiuliancheng

Attacking the Enemy Camp at Jiuliancheng

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1894
Braving the Bitter Cold

Braving the Bitter Cold

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1895
The Advance to Weihaiwei

The Advance to Weihaiwei

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1895
Reflection in the Water

Reflection in the Water

Hishida Shunsō1897
Autumn Landscape

Autumn Landscape

Hishida Shunsō1899
Fishing Boat on the Lake

Fishing Boat on the Lake

Hishida Shunsō1900
Hydrangeas, 紫陽花

Hydrangeas, 紫陽花

Hishida Shunsō1902
Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon

Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon

Kobayashi Kiyochika 清親1904
Cat and Plum Blossoms, 猫梅

Cat and Plum Blossoms, 猫梅

Hishida Shunsō1906
Bodhisattva Kenshu, 賢首菩薩

Bodhisattva Kenshu, 賢首菩薩

Hishida Shunsō1907
Fallen Leaves, 落ち葉 (Ochiba)

Fallen Leaves, 落ち葉 (Ochiba)

Hishida Shunsō1909
Black Cat, 黒き猫

Black Cat, 黒き猫

Hishida Shunsō1910

Even if someone paints a 'green sun', I will not say it is wrong.

A Green Sun

Kōtarō Takamura1910