Jonathan Chaves
Chaves, Jonathan
Chaves, Jonathan
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Description: Ike Taiga and Tokuyama Gyokuran: Japanese Masters of the Brush
From the dawn of recorded Japanese literature, the Chinese language was used by Japanese writers and scholars to write prose accounts of history, as well as poetry. That Japanese writers used a language other than their own ought not to seem strange to us, when we recall that for centuries a “foreign” language, Latin, was the medium of choice for writers in France, England, Germany,...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
Related print edition pages: pp.105-117