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A background of eastern Artt deals readers a finished view of eastern paintings via eastern eyes—a view that's the so much revealing of all views. even as, it offers readers with a advisor to the areas in Japan the place the simplest and such a lot consultant creations of eastern artwork are to be noticeable

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19. Wooden Head of Miroku Kōryū-ji, Kyoto statues, we may judge from those remain- EARLY BUDDHIST ART Fig. 20. Head of a Bodhisattva, by Tori Hōryū-ji monastery, Tamato 59 60 Part 1: Chapter 3 ing today. An inside model of a Buddhist figure was first made of earth, and then the model was coated with wax. The carving of the figure was done on the wax that had been thus applied to the earth model. The finished surface of the wax was then coated with a fine paste of earth; and then the wax was melted out by heating.

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