Kamakura period

Discover the rich history and artistic achievements of the Kamakura period. Explore the iconic sculptures, paintings, and architecture that defined this fascinating era in Japanese history.
Kamakura period, 1299 Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen.Volume 7 (絹本著色一遍上人絵伝, kenpon choshoku ippen shōnin eden). This is part of the handscroll located at the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo.Color on silk. Size of the full scroll: 37.8 x 802.0 cm. National Treasure of Japan in the category paintings. Art, Tokyo, Africa, Kamakura, Museums, Kamakura Period, Asia, Century, Priest

Kamakura period, 1299 Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen.Volume 7 (絹本著色一遍上人絵伝, kenpon choshoku ippen shōnin eden). This is part of the handscroll located at the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo.Color on silk. Size of the full scroll: 37.8 x 802.0 cm. National Treasure of Japan in the category paintings.

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Kamakura period, 1299 Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen.Volume 7 (絹本著色一遍上人絵伝, kenpon choshoku ippen shōnin eden). This is part of the handscroll located at the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo.Color on silk. Size of the full scroll: 37.8 x 802.0 cm. National Treasure of Japan in the category paintings. Art, History, Museums, Kamakura, Samurai, Tokyo, Africa, Japanese, Kamakura Period

Kamakura period, 1299 Illustrated Biography of the Priest Ippen.Volume 7 (絹本著色一遍上人絵伝, kenpon choshoku ippen shōnin eden). This is part of the handscroll located at the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo.Color on silk. Size of the full scroll: 37.8 x 802.0 cm. National Treasure of Japan in the category paintings.

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Minamoto no Yoshitomo (源 義朝) (1123-1160) was the head of the Minamoto clan and a general of the late Heian period of Japanese history. His son Minamoto no Yoritomo became shōgun and founded the Kamakura shogunate, the first shogunate in the history of Japan.His Dharma name was Shōjō Juin (勝定寿院). Japanese Graphic Design, Art, Tattoo, Architecture, Samurai, Kamakura, Japanese, Kamakura Period, Turning Japanese

Minamoto no Yoshitomo (源 義朝) (1123-1160) was the head of the Minamoto clan and a general of the late Heian period of Japanese history. His son Minamoto no Yoritomo became shōgun and founded the Kamakura shogunate, the first shogunate in the history of Japan.His Dharma name was Shōjō Juin (勝定寿院).

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