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Growing influence of Buddhism Technique of assembled wood blocks Secular
Buddhist art Detail of. Daibutsu-den (Great Buddha Hall) of the Todai-ji, Nara.
The original Late-Nara-period building was completed in 752; the present hall is
The characteristics noted in Buddhist sculpture are found also in Buddhist
painting. During his sojourn at the T'ang capital, Ch'ang-an, in 805, the priest
Kukai had images of the five Shingon patriarchs painted by the eminent Chinese
artist Li ...
This true- sculpture to-life representation became superficial and stylized in the
late Kamakura period, after which Buddhist sculpture entered a period of decline.
Because Zen Buddhism, which became popular in the middle Kamakura, did not
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