Dragon by Morita Shiryu

Dragons and Tigers (83)

Dragon and Tiger by Kishi Ganku, 1835
Dragon and Tiger by Kishi Ganku, 1835
Dragon by Morita Shiryu
Dragon by Morita Shiryu, Art Institute of Chicago

In this excerpt from one of my museum tours, we walk through two starkly contrasting Japanese folding screens celebrating the time-honored, iconic subjects of dragons and tigers with exceptional energy and dynamism.

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