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- Book Title: Traditional woodblock prints of Japan the Heibonsha survey of Japanese art
- Author: Seiichiro Takahashi
- ISBN: 0834810026
- Publisher: Weatherill/Heibonsha
- Year Published: 1983
- Our Normal Price: £22.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- Description: Weatherill/Heibonsha 1983: sixth printing of the 1972 first English edition ; hardcover in dust jacket; approximately 7 x 9.5 inches tall; 176 pages; 49 reproductions in full colour, 129 in black and white. Synopsis : Originally published in Japanese this comprehensive and detailed survey of the art of the Japanese Ukiyo-e wood block print from the mid-17th to the mid-19th century, includes a history of the art (from the monochrome prints of Moronobu to the polychrome prints of Harunobu, Kiyonaga, Utamaro, Sharaku, Hokusai, and Hiroshige) ; the lives, social environments and historical backgrounds of the artists; the various subjects of the art ( from the theatre, the demimonde, the courtesans of the Yoshiwara, the kabuki actors, the landscapes and characters from everyday life); and an appraisal and evaluation of the aesthetic qualities of the prints. Condition small repair to upper dust jacket spine: overall very clean and good.
- Condition: Used- Very Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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