The motif of the king as a superhuman sphinx (human-headed lion) began in the Old Kingdom (circa 2670–2195
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The zigzag pattern on the band at the top of this fragment represents water. The original scene showed a religious procession of boats carry...
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