Posted on August 8, 2012

Kuniyoshi’s Skytree

Kuniyoshi’s Skytree

(Image source: Japan Probe) The other day a friend and I were talking about ukiyo-e (浮世絵 / Japanese woodblock prints) and she mentioned “Kuniyoshi’s Skytree”. I didn’t know what she meant, but soon found out after a little Googling… Around 1831, Japanese ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi ((歌川 国芳, 1797 – 1862) made the picture “Toto Mitsumata no Zu” (“The view … Continue reading