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A background of eastern Artt deals readers a entire view of jap paintings via eastern eyes—a view that's the so much revealing of all views. even as, it offers readers with a advisor to the areas in Japan the place the simplest and so much consultant creations of eastern paintings are to be noticeable

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Terra-cotta figures of horses also were set up frequently along with human figures. Some other animals, birds, and houses are found also. They are all intended for the services of the dead in a future life. Some of Fig. 6. Armed Clay Figure the sarcophagi are made of similar terracotta, Tokyo Imperial but except for very rare specimens, they show Household Museum hardly any artistic merit. 5. PROTOHISTORIC ARMS AND ARMOR Swords, helmets and armor are among the most important objects from the burial mounds.

172 102. 206 125. 210 128. Detail of Fig. 128........................... Mt. Mt. Daibutsu . 325 217. Detail of the Fig. Main Hall . 354 243. 359 246. Sambō-in Garden (I) . 396 286. Octagonal Bronze Lantern . Detail of the Angel (Fig. Hokke-dō . Detail of Fig. 309........................... 431 324. 432 325. Detail of the Fig. 324.................... 432 326. 444 340. 445 341. 448 37 Part One A BRIEF HISTORY OF JAPANESE ART Chapter 1 Introduction It was on December fifth, in the year 1933, that I was invited to a luncheon in tea-ceremony style at the villa of Baron Masuda in Odawara.

16. Protohistoric Lady Tokyo Imperial Household Museum Museum. d. 1. GENERAL SURVEY By the Suiko Period is meant the interval from the official introduction of Buddhism in 552 to the Taikwa innovation in 645. This period is also designated as the Asuka Period because the Asuka district of Yamato was the cultural center of the period. Buddhism, which is said to have been first introduced into China in the middle of the first century, began to be a force in China only some three centuries later. Indeed, it was during the time of the Chinese Six Dynasties that Buddhist images and temples were erected in great numbers, and there was much activity among the native scholars in translating the Buddhist sutras.

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