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Komano-Kaseichilocked

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Japanese, 7th century, male.

Active in Nara in the early 7th century.

Of Korean origin.

Painter.

Komano-Kaseichi is listed as one of the artists on the inscription on the Tenjukoku Mandara, a pair of large embroideries in the Horyu-ji Monastery, Nara, dedicated to Prince Shotoku (592-622). It represents the paradise (Tenjukoku) to which the dead prince’s soul was supposed to have migrated....

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