Japanese painting
Japanese painting (絵画, kaiga, also gadō 画道) is one of the oldest and most highly refined of the Japanese visual arts, encompassing a wide variety of genres and styles. As with the history of Japa...
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First Japanese Manga ( 900 yeras ago )
CHOJU GIGA (鳥獣戯画) , the first manga in Japan. It was written 900 years ago by TOBA-SOJO. Rabits, monkeys, frogs, foxes behave like human.
Tawaraya Sōtatsu
Tawaraya Sōtatsu (俵屋 宗達, fl. early 17th century) was a Japanese artist and also the co-founder of the Rimpa school of Japanese painting. Sōtatsu began to work as a fan-painter in Kyoto. Later, he ...
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Haboku
Haboku (破墨) and Hatsuboku (溌墨) are both a technique employed in suiboku (ink based), as seen in landscape paintings, involving an abstract simplification of forms and freedom of brushwork. The...
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Four Gentlemen
The Four Gentlemen, also called the Four Noble Ones, in Chinese art refers to four plants: the orchid, the bamboo, the chrysanthemum, and the plum blossom. The term compares the four plants to Confuc...
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Tōnomine Shōshō Monogatari
The Tōnomine Shōshō Monogatari (多武峯少将物語, "The Tale of the Lesser Captain of Tōnomine") is a mid-Heian period monogatari in one volume. It is also known as the Takamitsu Nikki (高光日記, "The Diary...
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Matsumura Goshun
Matsumura Goshun (jap. 松村 呉春; April 28, 1752 (traditional: Hōreki 2/3/15) – September 4, 1811 (traditional: Bunka 8/7/17)), sometimes also referred to as Matsumura Gekkei (松村 月渓), was a Japanese...
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Kano Masanobu
Kanō Masanobu (狩野 正信, 1434? – August 2, 1530?, Kyoto) was the chief painter of the Ashikaga shogunate and is generally considered the founder of the Kanō school of painting which is the most...
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Urushi-e
Urushi-e (漆絵), literally meaning "lacquer picture," refers to two types of Japanese artworks: paintings painted with actual lacquer, and particular woodblock printing styles which use regular ink but ...
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List of Tangible Cultural Properties of Japan - paintings (Hokkaidō)
This list is of paintings located within the Circuit of Hokkaidō, Japan, that have been designated Cultural Properties.
As of 1 September 2013, zero properties have been designated as being of nat...
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Nikuhitsuga
Nikuhitsuga (肉筆画) were a form of Japanese painting in the ukiyo-e art style. Though the woodblock prints of this genre have become so famous in the West as to become almost synonymous with the term "...
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List of Cultural Properties of Japan - paintings (Okinawa)
This list is of the Cultural Properties of Japan designated in the category of paintings (絵画, kaiga) for the Prefecture of Okinawa.
As of 1 January 2015, zero properties have been designat...
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Toba-e
Toba-e (鳥羽絵) is a style of Japanese painting based on works from the 12th century that are attributed to Toba Sōjō. These “Toba-style” images were caricatures sometimes involving animals performin...
Kawai Gyokudo
Kawai Gyokudō (川合 玉堂, November 24, 1873 - June 30, 1957) was the pseudonym of a Japanese painter in the nihonga school, active from Meiji through Shōwa period Japan. His real name was Kawai Yoshi...
Shin-hanga
Shin-hanga (新版画, lit. "new prints", "new woodcut (block) prints") was an art movement in early 20th-century Japan, during the Taishō and Shōwa periods, that revitalized traditional ukiyo-e art roo...
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Eawase
Eawase (絵合, painting contest) was a pastime popular among Japanese nobles during the Kamakura period, although its history dates back to the Heian.In an eawase contest, participants were divid...
Ogata Korin
Ogata Kōrin (尾形光琳, 1658 – June 2, 1716) was a Japanese painter of the Rinpa school.
Kōrin was born in Kyoto, to a wealthy merchant who had a taste for the arts and is said to have given his so...
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Awataguchi Takamitsu
Awataguchi Tamamitsu (粟田口 隆光) was a Japanese painter during the Muromachi (Ashikaga) period of Japanese history. He helped produce the Yūzū nembutsu engi (融通念仏縁起絵) housed in the Seiryō-ji, a B...
Yamato-e
Yamato-e (大和絵) is a style of Japanese painting inspired by Tang Dynasty paintings and fully developed by the late Heian period. It is considered the classical Japanese style. From the Muromachi pe...
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Nise-e
Nise-e (似絵), or "likeness pictures," were a style of portraiture popular in the courts and intellectual circles of Japan's Kamakura period. Court officials, poets and intellectuals, and other prominen...
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Sesshu Toyo
Sesshū Tōyō (Japanese: 雪舟 等楊; Oda Tōyō since 1431, also known as Tōyō, Unkoku, or Bikeisai;1420 – 26 August 1506) was the most prominent Japanese master of ink and wash painting from the...
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Monogatari
Monogatari (物語) is a literary form in traditional Japanese literature, an extended prose narrative tale comparable to the epic. Monogatari is closely tied to aspects of the oral tradition, and alm...
Yōga (art)
Yōga (洋画, Yōga ) or literally "Western-style paintings" is style of paintings by Japanese artists, made in accordance with Western (European) traditional conventions, techniques and materials...
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Sōsaku-hanga
Sōsaku-hanga (創作版画, lit. "creative prints") was an art movement in early 20th-century Japan, during the Taishō and Shōwa periods. It advocated the principles of "self-drawn" (自画, jiga), "self-...
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Genji Monogatari Emaki
 The Genji Monogatari Emaki (源氏物語絵巻), also called The Tale of Genji Scroll, is a famous illustrated hand scroll of the Japanese literature classic The Tale of Genji from the 12th century, perhaps ...
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Decorated kofun
Decorated kofun (装飾古墳, sōshoku kofun) is the term used for kofun or ancient Japanese tombs ornamented with painted or carved decoration. The tombs take the form of tumuli or earthen mounds pil...
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