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Essays by Cecilia Segawa Seigle, Alfred H. Marks, Harue M. Summersgill, Amy Reigle Newland and Monika Hinkel with assistance from Kodaira Takashi and Ishigami Hidemi
A courtesan's day in the carefree atmosphere of the famous pleasure quarter the Yoshiwara in Edo (present-day Tokyo) was carefully planned to an hourly schedule. This sequence of 12 and later 24 hours proved a convenient device for Japanese print artists and their publishers when devising sets ...
Robert Schaap, with essays by Willem van Gulik, Henk Herwig, Arendie Herwig-Kempers, Daniel McKee, Andrew Thompson
A Brush with Animals. Japanese Painting 1700-1950 gives an overview of Japanese animal painting, covering some 250 years, with an emphasis on works by artists of the naturalistic Shijö School. A selection of essays explains in great detail the stories and legends behind the animal imagery and ...
Chris Uhlenbeck & Marije Jansen
Hiroshige. Shaping the Image of Japan is a comprehensive overview of Utagawa Hiroshige's work as a woodblock print artist. Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the great masters in the history of Japanese printmaking and has worked in virtually every genre of ukiyo-e or 'images of the floating ...
This title presents a ravishing selection of shunga by the first full-colour woodblock-print masters: Harunobu and Koryūsai. The prints used for this book are of a remarkable quality, their radiant colours perfectly preserved by the albums in which they were kept.
David R. Weinberg. Foreword B.W. Robinson. Translations and essay Alfred H. Marks.
Kuniyoshi The Faithful Samurai is a pioneering publication which deals with the most famous Japanese print series of the forty-seven masterless samurai (rōnin) by artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861): the Seichū gishi den (1847-48) and its sequel the Seichū gishin den (1848). The true ...
Chris Uhlenbeck and Merel Molenaar
John M. Rosenfield
This volume, the first in Brill’s Japanese Visual Culture series, vividly describes the efforts of the Japanese monk Shunjōbō Chōgen (1121–1206) to restore major buildings and works of art lost in a brutal civil conflict in 1180. Through meticulous study of dedicatory material, Rosenfield is ...
Joan B. Mirviss, Amy Reigle Newland, Chris Uhlenbeck, Marije Jansen with Henk Herwig. General editor: Amy Reigle Newland
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