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Ito Jakuchu, Colorful Realm of Living Beings, c. mid-18th century, silk scroll, Imperial Household Agency, Tokyo, Japan

Arts Everyday Living: Birds & Flowers in Art–A Visual Song of Color

BIRDS & FLOWERS IN ART A VISUAL SONG OF COLOR Tis my faith that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes! William Wordsworth, Lyrical Ballads Japanese artist Ito Jakuchu (1715-1800) created the incomparable 30 panel silk scroll master work, Colorful Realm of Living Beings, during the Edo period. The personal and expressive Lyrical Ballads* of English poet William Wordsworth […]

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