Torii Gate

The torii is a traditional Japanese gate commonly found at the entrance to a Shinto shring. The original gate was a gift to the City of Oakland in 1969 from sister city Fukuoka, Japan. The gate was rebuilt in 2002. (Fulfills Assignment #30, a day trip to a special landscape area.)

The torii is a traditional Japanese gate commonly found at the entrance to a Shinto shring. This one is at the Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland. The original gate was a gift to the City of Oakland in 1969 from sister city Fukuoka, Japan. The gate was rebuilt in 2002. (Fulfills Assignment #30, a day trip to a special landscape area.)

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About Beth Bourland

Artist Beth Bourland's sketch journal about observing, appreciating and responding to everyday moments.
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One Response to Torii Gate

  1. Bonnie Crosse says:

    I’m glad all my fifty some years of paying taxes in Oakland is giving you some scenes to paint. Keep it up.

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