Kose School

Work of a school of painters, originating in the 9th century and surviving into the 15th century. One of the earliest and longest lived, the school played a central role in transforming the style imported from China during the 7th and 8th century, into the classical Hein period style known as "Yamato-e." Founded by Kose No Kanaoka, the style evolved from typical Chinese subject matter such as Confusius, to more secular Japanese images, such as animals and landscapes.

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Kose School
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Refers to the work of a school of painters, originating in the 9th century and surviving into the 15th century. One of the earliest and longest lived, the school played a central role in transforming the style imported from China during the 7th and 8th century, into the classical Hein period style known as "Yamato-e." Founded by Kose No Kanaoka, the style evolved from typical Chinese subject matter such as Confusius, to more secular Japanese images, such as animals and landscapes.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300110281. The J. Paul Getty Trust.