Early Japanese Artwork
Modeled rather than painted. The technique used is of Jomon tradition.
Yayoi ceramists sculpted vessels that were less decorative than the Jomon era.
Sculptures made of clay. Placed around burial tomb - haniwa.
The Asuka era was related to the Chinese and Korean era.
The Heian era brought artwork through tapestries telling a story.
This statue portrays Zen Buddhism which was a new development of the Kamakura era.
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Kimbell Art Museum
Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts
Tokyo National Museum
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