Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art
Japanese Rinpa Screens
Explore a selection of screens painted in the Rinpa style, an integral part of traditional Japanese interiors. These three-dimensional, folded screens play with perception, cleverly tricking the eye so that scenes of undulating dragons, stormy seas and elegant foliage come to life.
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