Masato Matsushima
Matsushima, Masato
Matsushima, Masato
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Description: Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano
Pictures of historical figures, known as koji jinbutsuga in Japanese, are paintings that depict specific individuals from the past, or episodes in their lives. The individuals included in this genre range from legendary or mythological figures, such as Buddhist deities and Shinto gods, to living figures known to history. Pictures of historical figures form a principal genre in the...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
Related print edition pages: pp.31-33