Nanga: Idealist Painting of Japan

 
9780888850256: Nanga: Idealist Painting of Japan
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Softcover catalogue (152 pages) of part of the collection of Japanese painting at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (British Columbia). Written by Joan Stanley-Baker, there is a detailed introduction and highly detailed descriptions, accompanied by black and white images, of 36 works from the collection. This would be an excellent academic reference work for any student of Japanese painting.

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Published by Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C. (1980)
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Book Description Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C., 1980. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 152 pgs. b/w illustrs. Bibliography. Glossary. Map of Japan. Blue cloth, lightly faded around the edges. (see photo) Size: 4to. Hard Cover. Seller Inventory # 3125

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Book Description Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. First Edition. 0888850255 152 pages including bibliography, references, further reading and glossary of artist's names plus fold-out map of Japan. Black and white illustrations throughout. "The Art Gallery of Victoria is best known perhaps for its Asian Collection which is, to an overwhelming extent, the Fred and Isobel Pollard Collection of Japanese art. This group boasts one of the earliest collections of nanga paintings outside Japan. Nanga means Southern Painting, or Painting of the Southern School, a name later affixed to the idealist painting of scholar officials in China." - from Introduction. Contents include: Early Japanese Masters; Flowering of a National Style - Ikeno Taiga and His Followers; An Individualist in Kyoto; A Follower of Buson and Founder of the Shijo School; Eclectics in Edo and the Kanto Region; Progressives in the Kansai Region; Conservatives in Kyoto; Conservatives from Kyushu; Nineteenth-Century Progressives in Kyoto; The Last Great Flourish. Tight and square. Clean and unmarked. Attractive light-blue cloth-covered boards. Mild sunning at and near spine. Slight warp to front board. Negligible wear. Lovely copy. Seller Inventory # 15803696

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Book Description Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2830495668

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