Saturday, September 27, 2008

Japanese Art Nouveau Postcards

I came across this small collection of postcards for sale and was just amazed at some of the beautiful Art Nouveau Japanese images it featured... just the sense of design, color and composition all are things that caught my eye.

more links:
Art of the Japanese Postcard: MFA Boston
Curved line aesthetic in Japanese art
Assorted images

Umbrellas Viewed from Above
Takehisa Yumeji 

Female Nude Seated in Water
1906, by Ichijô Narumi

 Ducks Swimming Upstream
Uzaki Sumikazi

Woman with Umbrella
Ichijo Narumi

Peacock on a Wall
Wada Eisaku