Had a great visit recently to Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena with my friend Roger O'Leary Archer. We were there to see the exhibit of woodblock prints by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi. The show is terrific.
A view of the inner courtyard at the Museum.
Moon: Ichikawa Sansho as Kezori Kuemon, 1890
His work is full of innovative patterning and unique compositions that mix realism with abstraction.