Ya·ma·to-e | \ yäˈmätəˌwā \
variants: or less commonly Yamato \ -ˈmä(ˌ)tō \
Definition of Yamato-e
: a classical style of Japanese painting marked by shallow spatial illusion, bold colors, surface patterning, and stylized forms
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