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  1. Nanga

    Nanga, also known as Bunjinga, was a school of Japanese painting which flourished in the late Edo period among artists who considered themselves literati, or intellectuals. While each of these artists was, almost by definition, unique and independent, they all shared an admiration for traditional Chinese culture. Their paintings, usually in monochrome black ink, sometimes with light color, and nearly always depicting Chinese landscapes or similar subjects, were patterned after Chinese literati painting, called wenrenhua in Chinese. The name nanga is an abbreviation of nanshūga, referring to the Chinese Southern school of painting. Chinese literati painting focused on expressing the rhythm of nature, rather than the technical realistic depiction of it. At the same time, however, the artist was encouraged to display a cold lack of affection for the painting, as if he, as an intellectual, was above caring deeply about his work. Ultimately, this style of painting was an outgrowth of the idea of the intellectual, or literati, as a master of all the core traditional arts - painting, calligraphy, and poetry.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nanga in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nanga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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