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Shigisan Engi
ink and light colors on paper, 3 scrolls, late Heian ca. 1150, is an anonymous work commemorating the events tied to a famous temple in the hills of Nara and its founder the monk Myōren. This legend is part of a genre of literature which became interested in plebeian activities and Buddhist legends in the provinces. It was most likely executed by a court painter.
Reactionary
less restrained
less elegant
rough
more action
base, instinct
yamato-e land is friendly to man
the flying barn


The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, beginning of scroll one
the flying barn
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, beginning of scroll one
Detail from Legends of Mount Shigi: the monk Myoren talks to the village’s senior
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, beginning of scroll one
Detail from the Legends of Mount Shigi: the bales of rice fly back to the granary


The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, beginning of scroll one
Bales of rice enter the granary, while deer look on


The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, beginning of scroll one
Myoren’s sister looks for her brother and asks the Buddha of the Todaiji Temple for help.
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, handscroll 3
Peasant women washing at the well
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, handscroll 3
Amagimi rests at a farmer’s home
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, handscroll 3
Quieting barking dogs
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, handscroll 3
Amagimi travels through the countryside: landscape of Yamato-e style
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, handscroll 3
Amagimi travels through the countryside: landscape of Yamato-e style
The Legends of Shigisan Temple, late Heian, 12th century, ca. 1150, color on paper, 3 scrolls, handscroll 3
Animal Caricatures,
attributed to Toba Sojo, 4 scrolls, the first two date to the end of Heian, the others are post-Heian, ink on paper, no text.
Animal Caricatures or Frolicking animals, Late Heian, end 12th century, handscroll, ink on paper, 4 scrolls
Detail from Animal Caricatures scroll
Animal Caricatures or Frolicking animals, Late Heian, end 12th century, handscroll, ink on paper, 4 scrolls
Detail from Animal Caricatures scroll
Animal Caricatures or Frolicking animals, Late Heian, end 12th century, handscroll, ink on paper, 4 scrolls
Detail from Animal Caricatures scroll
Animal Caricatures or Frolicking animals, Late Heian, end 12th century, handscroll, ink on paper, 4 scrolls
From the Animal Caricature scroll: possibly a parody of a Buddhist ceremony
Animal Caricatures or Frolicking animals, Late Heian, end 12th century, handscroll, ink on paper, 4 scrolls
From the Animal Caricature scroll: possibly a parody of a Buddhist ceremony
Animal Caricatures or Frolicking animals, Late Heian, end 12th century, handscroll, ink on paper, 4 scrolls