Landscape Architecture, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Jun  2019, Pages 24-34; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

An Analysis of the Landscape Art Style of Manjusri Temple in Yan Shan Temple

, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Jun  2019, Pages 24-34.

DOI: 10.31058/

Yuan Gao 1* , Xiaobin Yin 2

1 School of Art and Design, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China

2 Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China

Received: 15 May 2019; Accepted: 15 June 2019; Published: 24 June 2019

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As the important corridor of Buddhism from the western region to the central plains, Shanxi has a profound history. Shanxi Province is covered with numerous temple mural paintings. The murals of the Manjusri temple of Yanshan temple in the north of Shanxi are the representative murals of the Jin dynasty. In the study of the mural, the Predecessor fails to pay attention to the aesthetic value of the landscape, and its role in the construction of plot and scene. The landscape of the temple is closely combined with Buddhist figures and palace buildings. The scene is magnificent and detailed, showing the picture of the unity of heaven and man. The comprehensive study found that the landscape of the mural painting is not only comprehensive in drawing techniques, but also in the pursuit of the objective realism of the courtyard painting in the northern song dynasty. At the same time, the scenery of the landscape is very decorative and reflects the revival of the green and green mountains and rivers in the Jin dynasty in the middle of the northern song dynasty. Therefore, it shows the important historical position of Jin dynasty in the history of Chinese landscape painting.


Manjusri Murals, Entourage of Landscape, Green Landscape, Artistic Features


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