Kasuga School

Work of a school of Buddhist painters who worked for the Kasuga shrine at Nara during the mid-13th century. The style is characterized thin wire-like lines, flat surfaces, and bright colors such as orange-red, deep blue and green.

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7903
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Kasuga School
School, Kasuga
Kasuga-school Dutch
Escuela Kasuga Spanish

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Refers to the work of a school of Buddhist painters who worked for the Kasuga shrine at Nara during the mid-13th century. The style is characterized thin wire-like lines, flat surfaces, and bright colors such as orange-red, deep blue and green.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300018654. The J. Paul Getty Trust.