landscape painting: Landscape Art in the East
In China landscape art reached extraordinary perfection as early as the 8th cent. It engaged the highest talents during the T'ang, Sung, and Ming dynasties (see Chinese art). The prominence accorded landscape in both Chinese and Japanese art reflects the esteem for nature characteristic of East Asian religions.
- Early Landscapes
- The Renaissance and the Sixteenth Century
- The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
- The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
- Landscape Art in the East
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