The Heritage of Japanese Art
Kodansha International, 1982 - Art - 208 pages
Based on a comprehensive work produced by Japan's art scholars, this volume is a chronological and historical overview of Japanese painting, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, woodblock prints, lacquer ware and metalwork.
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12th century Amida architecture aristocratic artists Asuka period beauty became bodhisattvas bronze Buddha carved Chinese clan clay color on paper color on silk culture decorative depicted dry lacquer E-maki early Edo period early Heian Edo period Emperor Esoteric Buddhism example famous figures Genji gold leaf H6ryu-ji haniwa Heian period Horyu-ji illustrated images influence Japan Japanese art Jocho Jomon Kamakura period Kannon Kano school known Kofuku-ji Kondo Korean Korin Kyoto landscape late Heian period leaf on paper lotus maki-e mid-Edo period Momoyama period Muromachi period Museum Yamato Bunkakan Nara period Nyorai opposite originally painters pair of six-fold poems porcelain portrait pottery Prefecture priest-painter raigo realistic religious Sanskrit scenes scroll paintings sects Shaka Shinto shogunate Shrine six-fold screens Sotatsu spirit statue style sutra T'ang China T6dai-ji taste tea bowls technique Tendai tenth century Tokyo National Museum twelfth century ukiyo-e ware woodblock print Yakushi-ji Yayoi