Koto from the series The Six Arts in Fashionable Guise

Color woodblock print; ink and color on paper | 36.6 x 25cm | c. 1793-96

Chōbunsai Eishi

Chinese classical education consisted of the Six Arts: performing rites, music, archery, charioteering, calligraphy, and mathematics. The Chinese qin, a stringed musical instrument in the zither family, customarily symbolizes the art of music. In thi...
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