- Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
- Refers to Japanese prints or other works depicting famous places.
- Structures or large furnishings in which devotion is paid to a statue, picture, saint, deity or other holy objects. For containers for safeguarding the relics of a saint, use "reliquaries".
- Paintings or carvings consisting of or mounted on three attached panels, often hinged so that the outer wings fold over the central portion; a common form for altarpieces. Also used for other works having three related images side by side.
- Distinctive genre in painting and other media, but most prominently in woodblock printing. It arose in the Edo period (1600-1868) and built up a broad popular market among the middle classes. Subject matter typically focused on brothel districts and kabuki theatres, with formats ranging from single sheet prints to book illustrations. Generally, the style is characterized by a mixture of the realistic narrative of the Kamakura period and the mature decorative style of the Momoyama and Edo periods. Distinctive styles and specialties in subject matter were developed by different schools throughout the period.
- Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.
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Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 29 3/8 in. (36.83 x 74.613 cm)
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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/194552 |title=Triptych: Worshippers Approaching the Benzaiten Statue at the Main Shrine, Iwaya (Sôshû Enoshima Benzaiten kaichô môde Hongû Iwaya no zu) |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=9/22/2021 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>
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