Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850). Woman in the Rain at Midnight Driving a Nail into a Tree to Invoke Evil on Her Unfaithful Lover, 19th century. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2235) #Halloween
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Egret in Iris and Grasses, ca. 1837. Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918 (JP248) #iris #flower
Revelers Returned from the Tori no Machi Festival at Asakusa, from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo - 1857, Utagawa Hiroshige / The inscription on this print tells us that the scene is located in Asakusa Tammbo, a famous gay quarter located in the eastern part of Edo.
Prevalent in the major works of Leonardo Da Vinci and underlying many of his design compositions, is the phi relationship (also known as the Golden Ratio or the Golden Mean), a ratio of approximately 1:1.618, found in nature and creation, and inherent in the Fibonacci sequence. The Golden Rectangle, the Golden Triangle, and the Golden Pyramid, all based on the Golden Ratio are all appear prominent in the work of Leonardo Da Vinci. He referred to the Golden Ratio as the "divine proportion".