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Art of Edo Japan The Artist and the City, 1615-1868

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ISBN-10: 0300164130

ISBN-13: 9780300164138

Edition: 2010

Authors: Christine Guth

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This beautifully illustrated survey examines the art and artists of the Edo period, one of the great epochs in Japanese art. Together with the imperial city of Kyoto and the port cities of Osaka and Nagasaki, the splendid capital city of Edo (now Tokyo) nurtured a magnificent tradition of painting, calligraphy, printmaking, ceramics, architecture, textile work, and lacquer. As each city created its own distinctive social, political, and economic environment, its art acquired a unique flavor and aesthetic. Author Christine Guth focuses on the urban aspects of Edo art, including discussions of many of Japan's most popular artistsKorin, Utamaro, and Hiroshige, among othersas well as those that…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210