Tiger - 100 Representations in Classic Japanese Art

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Over the course of one thousand years, the image of the tiger spread from Buddhist temple carvings to other artistic forms across China and Korea. The tiger became a favorite subject for Japanese painters at the beginning of the seventeenth century. Beginning with artists of the Kano and Rimpa schools and making an appearance in the art of notable painters like Katsu Gyokushu, Matsui Genchu, Kishi Ganku, and Maruyama Okyo, depictions of the tiger roamed freely through scrolls and screens for centuries. And as the creation ...

Tiger - 100 Representations in Classic Japanese Art 2013, Solar Books, Los Angeles

ISBN-13: 9780983248064

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