The Sea Monk (ca. 1845)

A woodblock print, by the late Edo period artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi, illustrating the story of an encounter with the Sea Monk or Umibozu, a spirit in Japanese folklo…more

The Art of Dreams

A compendium of various artworks in which dreams are depicted, including works by Blake, Grandville, Hokusai, Redon and Dürer….more

Greetings from Krampus

Have you been good this year? If not, being overlooked by the great benevolent Santa in the sky should perhaps be the least of your worries… let us introduce you …more

Hopi Drawings of Kachinas (1903)

Drawings of various Hopi kachinas created mainly by a 30 year old Hopi man named Kutcahanauu or White-Bear, hired in 1903 by the American anthropologist Jesse Walte…more

The Tibetan Book of Proportions

An eighteenth-century pattern book consisting of 36 ink drawings showing precise iconometric guidelines for depicting the Buddha and Bodhisattva figures. Written in…more

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