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Himeji Castle

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Fascinated by Japanese architecture after returning from Japan, I painted this castle on a beautiful slab of Jadeite.

I visited Himeji Castle on a hilltop  complex located in Himeji, in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 buildings with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period.

The castle is frequently known as Hakuro-jō (“White Egret Castle”) or Shirasagi-jō (“White Heron Castle”) because of its brilliant white exterior and supposed resemblance to a bird taking flight.  Built in stages from 1333 to 1609, I took the amazing tour of the inside and grounds, of the largest surviving castle in Japan.

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List $5,000.00 Original Sold

SKU: AA131325
Title: Himeji Castle
Subject: Japanese Castle
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Completed: 1985
Pieces: One
Medium: Oil on Jadeite
Style: Classic Archeterra
Colors: Blue, White
Signed: Yes
Frame: n/a
Purchase: Giclee, Other
Dim: 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″
Dim-Set: n/a
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