By H. Batterson Boger, Illustrated by 435 b/w & color illustration

The aim of this publication is to advertise a fuller figuring out and appreciation of the humanities of Japan. It used to be constructed, and lots of the pertinent fabric was once gathered, in the course of a longtime place of dwelling in Japan. the author used to be specifically lucky in having numerous eastern collector neighbors whose sophisticated flavor enabled him to domesticate their cultural method and the classy appreciation essential to an figuring out of the sophisticated great thing about their artwork.

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The influence of the Kano school houses of the daimyo afforded ample opportunity for continuance of the many to the merchants class to the rapid development of the city of Edo, the ever-in- creasing in these early years was established mainly from the who produced some of the Kano family to remain in Kyoto, advanced as that it had been in the preceding With the patronage of the Shogunate, the sibly greater. one member of the family, Kano Tan-yu, 1602- 1674, should Kano school was securely established.

His flowers-and-bird compositions and Ogata Korin, monk who of the emperor Go-mizunoo and thus attracted the attention revival REALISM to of birds his finished paint- bold compositions and rich colors, Korin created some of Japan's most beautiful masterpieces on large screens. The decorative style of Sotatsu and Korin, with upon realism, always based foundation of the Realism new in painting art subjects its high degree of from nature, was the of the Edo period. was important in the also especially of the Shijo-Maruyama school.

Ink, which proclaimed Merciful One, opened a century. C. faith in the way of the descent of who Amida, of liever at the time sect the common new iconography of faithful be- death to Paradise in the Western his the Phoenix Hall, called Uji, the central building a promised to take the Heavens. The most complete is Buddha Amida, salvation for the man. The doctrine offered the painters Heian period, twelfth as mandara of the Daigo-ji pagoda, the large eleventh century monument of the cult of Amida Hoodo, of which Byodoin temple at fdled with paintings.

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