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(b Heian [now Kyoto], ?late 10th century; d 1057).
  • Samuel C. Morse


Japanese sculptor. He perfected the joined woodblock technique (yosegi zukuri), whereby sections of wood were hollowed, carved and assembled (see Japan, §V, 1, (ii), (b)). This facilitated the rapid, large-scale production of monumental images in the atelier and encouraged the development of the workshop (...

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