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Images from the Floating World: The Japanese Print, Including an Illustrated Dictionary of Ukiyo-E

Lane, Richard

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ISBN 10: 0399121935 / ISBN 13: 9780399121937
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1978
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 364 pp, I. Early Genre Painting and the Rise of Ukiyo-e; II. The Primitives and the First Century of Ukiyo-e, 1660- 1765; III. The Golden Age of the Color Print, 1765-1810; IV. Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Japanese Landscape, 1810-1880; Illustrated Dictionary of Ukiyo-e; bibliography, acknowledgments and photo credits, index. First Edition, 1978. "The author presents an extensive history of the development of ukiyo-e in its sociological context and of the lives of its masters, with particular emphasis on the innovation in style and techniques that each one contributed. Not limited strictly to the major artists, the work also takes into account the followers and schools, giving a comprehensive view of one of the most important epochs in Japanese art, illustrated by over 900 drawings in color and b&w. Also included is a 'Dictionary of Ukiyo-e' containing cross-referenced entries for artists, schools, techniques, historical periods, etc. The author also describes the illustrated books, erotic albums and paintings that fall within the school of ukiyo-e." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. A minute rubbed spot at bottom edge front panel dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or Marginalia. Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 002537

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Title: Images from the Floating World: The Japanese...

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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First edition. An excellent study of this popular area of Japanese Art. This book chronicles the development of Ukiyo-e, examines the lives and techniques of its masters, and describes the illustrated books, erotic albums and paintings that belong to this school of art. Includes sections on The Rise of Ukiyo-e, The Primitives and the First Century of Ukiyo-e, and The Golden Age of the Color Print. Also contains an illustrated dictionary encompassing biographical details of artists and subjects, glossary of terms, etc. Well illustrated, several in color. 364 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. thick 4to..

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