These gorgeous paintings illustrating THE TALE OF GENJI are like nothing you've ever seen before.

known to the moon alone agameishi
Known to the Moon Alone, 600 Scenes of Genji, Scene 578, 2008
Acrylic & Gouache on Paper over Wood
35.5" x 47" x 0.5"
Last month I wrote an article on one my new favoritest artists, Agameishi. She spent over thirty years illustrating every scene in the epic poem, The Tale of Genji, and her paintings are absolutely breathtaking and original.

See more images and learn about Agameishi's work over at Book Riot!