Japanese Art History Resources:

Nanbokucho Period (1336-1392)
Muromachi Period (1392-1573)

(1) See also: Japan Resource Page.
(2) Source for dates: Metropolitan Museum of Art. Other sources date Muromachi from 1333.
(3) "Nambokucho" is an alternate spelling for "Nanbokucho."

Web Resources
Historical Japanese Gardens. sjsu.edu
Japanese-style painting. Gallery Nishimura
Kano School. British Museum
Muromachi Ink Paintings. Kyoto National Museum
Muromachi Art in museums:
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts
  • British Museum
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Freer and Sackler Galleries
  • Kyoto National Museum
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Tokyo National Museum
Muromachi Buildings. Mike Gunther, including:
  • The Golden Pavilion
  • The Silver Pavilion
  • Ryoan-ji Zen Temple
Muromachi Era Sculptors. Mark Schumacher
Muromachi Period. Wikipedia
Nanbokucho Art in museums:
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Freer and Sackler Galleries
  • Kyoto National Museum
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
Nanbokucho Period. Wikipedia
Noh. Wikipedia
Noh. the-Noh.com
Noh and Kyogen. Japan Arts Council
Noh Plays with translations. Japanese Text Initiative
Tea Ceremony. Japanese-tea-ceremony.net
Tea Ceremony. Japan-Green-Tea.com
Tea Ceremony. Wikipedia

Image Links (click inside)

1. 14th Century (Nanbokucho)

A Long Tale...

Descent of Amida



2. 15th Century
Kasuga Mandala Yoshimasa Hotei Shuyado Landscape Landscape Four Seasons
Winter Orchids Three Sages... Armor Cosmetic Box Writing Box

3. 16th Century
Evening Landscape Pampas Grasses The Four Seasons Eight Views... Hawks and Pines Tiger and Dragon Zen Patriarchs
White-Robed Kannon Portrait of Sogi Genre Scenes Maple Viewers Kosode Helmet Water Jar
Tea Jar Sake Flask Mirror

[last updated: August 3, 2013]

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