Source: www.clevelandart.org Japanese Art
Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals credited to Tatebayashi Kagei 立林何帠
(Japanese, the mid-1700s)
Kind of artwork: Two-fold screen; ink, colour, and gold on paper
What Exhibition/museum shows Thirty-Six Poetic Immortals
Rinpa: Japanese Art Gallery 235 A Rotation – April 2021-October 2021
Fujiwara no Kintō composed fine examples by the most celebrated writers of 31-syllable poems (waka) from the 600s to the 1000s. Artists soon made these “thirty-six poetic immortals” a favourite topic when it came to art.