A study for Catholic Tamatsukuri Church (2)While in Europe, Insho visited many cathedrals and chapels and viewed numerous Christian paintings. From this experience, he came to believe that there could be a Japanese image of the Holy Mother for Japan. As a result, Saint Mary clad in a Momoyama-era kimono came into being.


  • Title: Study for "Ukon Takayama", Wall Painting in Tamatsukuri Cathedral, Osaka
  • Creator: Domoto Insho
  • Date: 1962
  • Physical Dimensions: w42 x h52 cm
  • Type: Pigment on paper

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