Kyoto National Museum: SPECIAL EXHIBITION: TREASURES OF KITANO TEMMANGU SHRINE. Commemoration of the 1100th Anniversary of Sugawara Michizane's death. Kyoto, 2001. 300 pp. Colour plates throughout. 4 foldouts. 30x22 cm. Paper.
GBP 40.00
Sugawara Michizane was a scholar and politician during the early Heian period. Deified after his death and worshipped as 'Tenjin', a god of scholastic studies in Kitano Temmangu shrine. This exhibition, to mark the 1100th anniversary of his death, shows over 130 objects which trace the history of the shrine from the 10th century onwards. Includes illustrated narrative scrolls of Tenjin's life, painting, metalwork. Brief introductions and caption lists in English. Main text in Japanese.
Subjects: Painting
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 497 in printed List 193.
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