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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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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...

Koryŏ dynasty family

Junghee Lee.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 946 words.

Korean dynasty that ruled from ad 918 to 1392. The Koryŏ kings were lavish in their patronage of Buddhist art of the major groups such as Sŏn and Kyo (see Buddhism §III 9.). Wang kŏn,...

Gyantse

Barry Till.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 897 words.

[rgyal rtse; Gyangzê]

Fourth largest city in Tibet, strategically located between Lhasa and Shigatse along the caravan route to India, Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan. Gyantse is...

Hōryūji

Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 2816 words.

[Hōryū Gakumonji; Wakakusadera; Ikaruga no Tera]

Buddhist temple complex at Ikaruga, Ikoma District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Hōryūji is one of the oldest temples...

Tashilhunpo

Barry Till.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 784 words.

[bkra shis lhun po; Zhaxilhünbo]

Monastery complex built over the lower slope of Mt Drolma (Tara), south-west of the city of Shigatse (Xigazê), Tibet. Tashilhunpo is one of...

Tesshū Tokusai

Masatomo Kawai.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 247 words.

(fl 1342–66).

Japanese painter, poet, calligrapher and Zen monk. He was a disciple of Musō Sōseki, the founder of Tenryūji in Kyoto. He went to China during the Yuan period...

Josetsu

Karen L. Brock.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 532 words.

(fl c. 1405–23).

Japanese painter and Zen monk. Contemporary biographical information about Josetsu is limited to two references. A brief entry dated 1448 in the...

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...

Tankai

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; 18th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 80 words.

Japanese, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1629; died 1716 or 1718.

Sculptor.

Edo period.

The founder of the Hozan-ji temple in Nara Prefecture, Tankai...

Yokoi Kinkoku

Patricia Fister.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 673 words.

[ Yokoi Myōdō ; Kōmori Dōjin ]

(b Kasanui, Ōmi Prov. [now Kusatsu, Shiga Prefect.], 1761; d Kasanui, 1832).

Japanese priest and painter . The first half of...

Kongōbuji

Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 1559 words.

[Kōya, Mt; Kōyasan; Kōyasanji; Kōyasan Kongōbuji]

Japanese Buddhist temple and shrine complex in Ito district, Wakayama Prefecture. Lying about 70 km south of Osaka on Mt Kōya...

Eiheiji

Dennis Lishka.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 957 words.

Japanese Zen Buddhist monastery of the Sōtō sect, in Fukui Prefecture. Eiheiji’s significance derives largely from the place in the history of Japanese Buddhism of its founder, Dōgen...