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Arisaka Hokuba (Japanese (culture or style))
Denka Chawan
1800 – 1849
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.367.1

Arisaka Hokuba (Japanese (culture or style))
Denka Chawan
1800 – 1849
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.367.3

Arisaka Hokuba (Japanese (culture or style))
Denka Chawan
1800 – 1849
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.367.4

Nishikawa Sukenobu
Courtesan on Promenade: right page of a two-page book illustration
1720 – 1740
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.371
This is a hanging scroll depicting two figures and a nature scene in ink and color. The two figures at the bottom of the scroll appear to be a man and a woman. The man is thin and painted primarily in brown. The woman beside him wears an ornate-looking kimono with a pink garment. They are both seated and looking towards a river in the distance. There is an inscription on the bottom left in two lines with a seal on the lefthand line. 
Kōno Bairei
Empress Kômyô
1868
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.365

Nishikawa Sukenobu
Courtesan on Promenade: left page of a two-page book llustration
1720 – 1740
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.372
This painting portrays the Thunder God (Raijin), a powerful and ferocious figure, is fishing for his drum, carelessly dropped in the ocean.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Ôtsu-e: The Thunder God Fishing for His Drum
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.368
This is a hanging scroll depicting a nature scene of mountains, a river, and trees. Painted in ink and color, the scene follows the river as the guiding path throughout the painting until it reaches the mountains in the upper third of the painting. There appears to be a small figure in the bottom left walking along the riverside path. As the river snakes to the mountains, there is a bridge that connects the two sides.  On the upper right side of the painting are four lines of inscription. To the upper right are two seals and on the bottom left directly following the inscription are two more seals. 
Seiun
Mountains High and Waters Long
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.366

Arisaka Hokuba (Japanese (culture or style))
Denka Chawan
1800 – 1849
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.367.2
According to the colophon, the figures depicted in the lower part of the print are two samurai of Aizu; the large figure in the front is Isamu Sôkichirô, who has challenged the figure in the rear, Rokuya Ongun Taiyu, to a vendetta.
Utagawa Hiroshige III
Ogura-sen Hyakunin Isshu: Murasaki Shikibu (Kano'en Gundaiyu? and Isamu Rokichirô?, two Samurai of Aizu)
1843 – 1846
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.370
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