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A quality painting of a beautiful starling!

Starlings and Cherry Tree Artist: Ohara Koson Born: Kanazawa, Japan - Died: Tokyo, Japan - Place of Creation: Japan - Style: Shin-hanga - Genre: bird-and-flower painting - Technique: woodblock print - Material: paper J

Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799), Bamboo and Moon. Edo Period (1615-1867 A.D.) Hanging scroll, ink on silk  "Every day, priests minutely examine the Law  And endlessly chant complicated sutras.  Before doing that, though, they should learn  How to read the love letters sent by the wind  and rain, the snow and moon." (Ikkyu)

"Every day, priests minutely examine the Law. And endlessly chant complicated sutras. Before doing that, though, they should learn how to read the love letters sent by the wind and rain, the snow and moon.

persian horseman

the "Parthian" shot that the Mongols prefected and used. -Sassanid Persian Cavalry - Parthian Shot - Sassanian Archer in Four Horn Saddle