#19 .1 ? 😂 morale de l’histoire: shovel as it falls! #snow Probably the first time i had to shovel that deep... and oh look at that we have a front door 🚪 (surprisingly enough it took lot less time than I expected)
Snow in the Garden (En-chū no yuki)
— Yōshū Chikanobu, 1893
This woodblock print is part of a triptych created by Yōshū Chikanobu and published by Yokoyama Enshō in 1893, is one of his many works depicting the Japanese elite.
Yōshū Chikanobu (1838–1912) was a painter of the Kanō school and would turn a prolific woodblock artist at the dawn of the Meiji period. His subjects range from ancient eras, recent military conflicts, to the contemporary political establishment. Actor portraits and Bijin-ga, prints of beautiful women, are also a prominent part of his varied palette.
National Diet Library, Japan. Public Domain. http://bit.ly/2Tqcn9c .