Morans painting dating 1905
In the mid-1870s a wide variety of Western experts, including military strategists, railroad engineers, architects, philosophers, and artists, were invited to teach in Japanese universities or to in some other way assist in Japan’s process of growth and change.
Also during this time Japan was directly involved in two international conflicts: a war with China (1894–95) and a war with Russia (1904–05).
In retrospect it was sometimes viewed as a romantic, euphoric period of cultural creativity following the more conservative Meiji era and preceding the militaristic mood of the 1930s.
In 1910 Japan officially annexed Korea, a process it had begun in 1905 when it assumed a protectorate status over the peninsular nation.Their eldest son, Valentine, known as Val Havers, also developed into a painter.Frederick Morgan married twice more, producing two children from the second marriage.• Van Gogh, Vincent• Renoir• Monet, Claude Oscar• Waterhouse, J.
W.• Vermeer Van Delft• Titian• Sargent, John Singer• Rubens, Peter Paul• Rembrandt van Rijn• Raphael• Michelangelo• Leighton, L.The 1930s were characterized by a rise in militarism and further expansion on the Asian continent.