domingo, 30 de noviembre de 2008

Ikeno Taiga


Matajirō , also called Ikeno Taiga

born June 6, 1723, Kyōto, Japan died May 30, 1776, Kyōto


painter of the mid-Tokugawa period (1603–1867) who, together with Yosa Buson, established the bunjin-ga, or literati, style of painting, which survives to this day in Japan. (The style had originated in China and was first called Nan-ga, or the Southern School, of Chinese art; it was closely related to scholarship and literature.)