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No one appreciated Edo painting but me. This is of One of the exceptions was a scholar, Miss Yoshi Shirahata, who, on up teaching, said, "Now that I am no meet the American from Oklahoma who met by Lake Biwa and drank sake together and became good a studio free lack of ability to speak or read Japanese a painting has quality, a great artist from the Kyoto National that ltd it. artist's skill, course an extreme simplification and exaggeration. retiring certain, can be positive that the painting Collection was assembled with emphasis on the effect of the art alone.

Grew more powerful, in traditional arts force. its and As the merchant class members became interested literature, and it was greatly influenced Nakamura Hochu early 19th century), classical 59 He in turn (fl. late 18th- whose surviving painting, fcr mostly in the fan format, demonstrates his advance- plate 23, Cranes, plate 24, Paulownia ment of Rimpa techniques plate 25, Seashells The Rimpa Korin, but it tradition {Fans, plate 22). was introduced was through Hoitsu, who spent years an intense study of Korin's work, that was Edo by to established.

Platform, which is If the first as On the reverse side of this curving structure, seen from the next four feet lower than the preceding one, movable partitions can be inserted to form separate an isolated painting. Five or viewer descends all six six scrolls can hence be placed in this way, floors -remember that they are four feet three he has descended twelve feet and surrounded by water, where the viewer can The A pair of six- toward the viewer, and structure, generally the side curving tokonomalike spaces.

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