In Praise of Verse: Autumnal Equinox Buddist Service: Manjusaka Flowers

In Praise of Verse: Autumnal Equinox Buddist Service: Manjusaka Flowers

1956

Shiko Munakata

(Japanese, 1903-1975)

Woodcut

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward 1978.98

Description

An ardent Zen Buddhist, Munakata frequently portrayed Buddhist themes in his prints. His style was inspired in part by the direct and simple imagery of popular medieval Buddhist prints and 18th-century Japanese folk paintings.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Woodcut
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Woodcut

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