asian art

Gallery Connections: Temples in Eastern Kyoto, Part Two

Friday, May 30, 2014 -- lboan

Japan’s samurai culture is on our minds these days, so we decided to take a closer look at some intriguing details in this beautiful painting of the ancient capital of Kyoto from around the turn of the 17th century. At center, fourth panel from the left, there’s a major architectural complex with some pretty amazing historical significance.

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