Shinta temple in Nikko

The artist is Vereshchagin

Vereshchagin lived especially for a long time in Nikko, among waterfalls, in a forester house, went to the mountains and surrounding villages. This famous religious center of Buddhism and Shintoism, known since the 4th century. e., made a strong impression on the artist. In the picture, Vereshchagin captured Tosega, owned by Shinto cult. Elements of various schools and areas of oriental art were intertwined in his architecture. The artist chooses such an angle that allows you to show the originality of Japanese cult architecture.

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