From an elevated viewpoint, finely detailed, great depth, figures and buildings tiny in the immensity of the view, far distant horizon – it’s a World View.
From about 1550-1680, European painting influenced that in Japan. During 200 years of later isolation, Westernisation continued more slowly.
From 1643 (Claude Lorrain), through Claude-Joseph Vernet and Turner to JC Dahl two centuries later.
This tiny island within easy reach of Tokyo is dedicated to the goddess of music and entertainment. Here it’s shown in ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings.