The Gods of Wind and Thunder

The Gods of Wind and Thunder; Digital image printed on washi with gold leaf applied; Kenninji, Kyoto; High-resolution facsimile of The Gods of Wind and Thunder Tawaraya Sōtatsu (act. ca. 1600–40) Japan, 1600s Ink, color, and gold leaf on paper Designated National Treasure Kyoto National Museum (long-term loan from Kenninji, Kyoto)

Sōtatsu in the 21st Century

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Imperial Anthology, Kokinshu

Detail, Poems from the Kokin wakashū Anthology (Anthology of Poems Past and Present); Tawaraya Sōtatsu (act. ca. 1600–40); Hon’ami Kōetsu (1558–1637), calligrapher; Japan, Momoyama or Edo period, early 17th century; Handscroll; Ink, gold, silver, and mica on paper; Freer Gallery of Art, Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1903.309


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