The incised grid lines on the sides and back of this sculpture and on the lappets of its headdress suggest that this figure was a sculptor&r...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The kneeling posture conveys honor and reverence. The offering table suggests appeasement because it takes the form of a hieroglyph for &ldq...
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