Belly Dancers and Harem Girls
This is a great collection of images on harem girls and belly dancers.
Claudette Colbert in Cleopatra 1934
Road to Enlightenment
An excellent collection of Southeast Asian Buddhist art from the Carlton Rochell gallery.
Prajnaparamita with Monks 12th Century
Artist Di Cavalcanti is one of the great contributors to the development and modernization of art in Brazil.
Female with Stairs 1929
Panel Portrait of a Woman 160-170 AD
The Splendors of China’s Forbidden City
The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong.
Court lady 1700-22
Shiori Matsumoto (Sugar N’ Spicy)
These are great!
Nagasaki University Old Picture Database (MF)
This is an extensive collection of images from the Bakumatsu-Meiji Period of Japan.
Girl in Kimono in the Meiji Era
Girl at the Graveyard
STARDUST Aerogel Photos
Eve and the Identity of Women
“The story of Eve and its many misogynistic interpretations have over the centuries defined the image of woman in Western civilization.”
Lilith by John Collier 1887
Paul Klee on Art: “Art does not reproduce the visible, it makes visible.”
The Paintings of Katherine Dinger
I like these. Here is a tutorial on how she created the pinup image below.
Drawings of Jim Dine
“Jim Dine is a consummate draftsman whose images of tools, large-scale nudes, self-portraits, and studies from nature and after antiquity are among the most accomplished and beautiful drawings of our time.”
Pinocchio with Clippers 2002
Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (Plep)
“Yoshitoshi Tsukioka was the last and greatest genius of traditional ukiyo-é.”
The Strong Woman Takashima Oiko 1890
Luca Matti (Cipango)
These intriguing images remind me a bit of the work of Escher.
La Sitta Sorda 2003
Jeff Bohlander Illustration (Life In The Present)
These are great.
The E-Commerce Connection
Chiura Obata (Plep)
I liked the images of California, and this beautiful print of Mono Lake in particular.
Morning at Mono Lake 1930
Dolls of Innocence
This is an amazing exhibit of dolls from Japan.
Doll by Yamayoshi Yuriko
Kai Akemi’s fascinating gallery of dolls from Japan.