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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Kagenobu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 35 words.

Japanese, 15th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 15th century.

Born in Izu province.

Painter.

Kagenobu was the father of the famous Kano...

Mitsunobu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 693 words.

Japanese, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1434; died 1525.

Painter.

Mitsunobu, the son of Mitsuhiro and the grandson of Jukihiro, enjoyed considerable prestige in...

Jasoku

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 110 words.

Japanese, 15th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 15th century.

Died 1483.

Painter.

Jasoku was a Zen monk, and successor to...

Masanobu

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 464 words.

Japanese, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1434; died 1530.

Painter.

Among the various 15th- and 16th-century movements that sought to assimilate the new wash...

Xia Gui

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 916 words.

Chinese, 12th – 13th century, male.

Born in Qiantang (Zhejiang).

Painter.

For the West, Chinese landscape has long since had only one aspect, namely that given to...

Kukai

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 17th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 149 words.

Japanese, 8th – 9th century, male.

Born 774, in Boyobugaura; died 22 April 835.

Painter, calligrapher, poet.

Kukai was a priest and founder of Shingon (‘true...

Ma Yuan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 1515 words.

Chinese, 12th – 13th century, male.

Activec.1190-1230.

Born in Hezhong (Shanxi).

Painter.

For a long time, the West thought of Chinese landscape painting...

Shen Zhou

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); East Asian Art. 2356 words.

Chinese, 15th century, male.

Born 1427, in Suzhou (Jiangsu); died 1509.

Painter. Landscapes, flowers, animals.

At the end of the 15th and beginning of the 16th...

Jonin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; East Asian Art. 324 words.

Japanese, 13th century, male.

Active in Kyoto during the first half of the 13th century.

Painter. Portraits, figures.

The beginning of the Kamakura period (from...

Kose No Kanaoka

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 17th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 177 words.

Japanese, 9th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 9th century.

Painter.

Founded in 886, the Bureau of Painting ( e-dokoro) of the Imperial Court...

Aimi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art; East Asian Art. 51 words.

Japanese, 9th – 10th century, male.

Active in Kyoto 9th-10th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Aimi was the son and pupil of Kose no Kanaoka, the founder of...

Inson

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 160 words.

Japanese, 12th century, male.

Born 1120; died 1198.

Sculptor.

Inson was the son or disciple of Inkaky, and is the principal representative of one of the two main...

Injo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 118 words.

Japanese, 11th century, male.

Died 1108.

Sculptor.

Injo, a Buddhist sculptor, is said to be the son of Kakujo or Chosei and the grandson of Jocho, a great...