This figure a woman holding a mirror is of a picture type known as an allegory, or symbolic figure. The mirror refers to the fortunes of lov...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Cartonnage, a substance made of cloth or papyrus mixed with plaster and water, was used during the Third Intermediate Period to make an inne...
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