Kyoto’s Vibrant 17th Century Streetscape

Code: SL41504

Dates: February 24, 2022

Meets: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $39.00

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We examine a "Rakuchu Rakugai-zu" folding screen painted between 1615 and 1624. It is a detailed image of the streetscape of 17th century Kyoto and is a wonderful resource to enable us to understand the vibrant nature of Kyoto in the 17th Century. The lecture will examine the art history of the screen, and all of the fine detail in the screen. It will then compare the content of the artwork with the contemporary streetscape of Kyoto.
Fee: $39.00

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John McBride

John McBride has degrees from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Classical Japanese literature), Australian National University, (International Relations), and The University of Melbourne (MBA). John’s interest in travel writing in Japanese classical literature has seen him walking the old highway systems of Japan for over 40 years. For the past eight years he has been guiding history walks in Japan. In 2010, John was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) for his services to business and cultural links between Australia and Japan.

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