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1170s in art

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1170s in art

The decade of the 1170s in art involved some significant events.



  • 1171: End of the Fatimid art period in Egypt and North Africa
  • Works

  • 1178: Lin Tinggui and Zhou Jichang complete The Five Hundred Luohan
  • 1178: Benedetto Antelami completes Deposition
  • 1176: Unkei sculpts Dainichi Nyorai at Enjō-ji in Nara
  • 1173–1176: Zhang Shengwen completes The Sakyamuni Buddha
  • 1170: Unknown artist completes Limestone Sculpture of the Old Testament Priest Aaron
  • 1170: Artist(s) complete the Hunterian Psalter illuminated manuscript
  • Births

  • 1178: Wuzhun Shifan – Chinese painter, calligrapher, and prominent Zen Buddhist monk (died 1279)
  • 1176: Fujiwara Nobuzane – Japanese nise-e painter (died 1265)
  • 1174: Liu Songnian - Song Dynasty Chinese artist (died 1224)
  • 1173: Tankei – Japanese sculptor of the Kei school of sculptors (died 1256)
  • Deaths

  • 1179: Hildegard of Bingen - German writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, Benedictine abbess, visionary, polymath, poet, and producer of miniature Illuminations (born 1098)
  • References

    1170s in art Wikipedia

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