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Utamaro: Portraits from the Floating World

Kobayashi, Tadashi

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ISBN 10: 4770016670 / ISBN 13: 9784770016676
Published by Kodansha, NY, 1993
Condition: As NEW Hardcover
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Title: Utamaro: Portraits from the Floating World

Publisher: Kodansha, NY

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition:As NEW

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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This volume presents the work of Utamaro, the master ukiyo-e portraitist of women. It includes colour reproductions from "Ten Studies of Female Physiognomy" and "Great Love Themes of Classical Poetry".

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TADASHI KOBAYASHI, born in Tokyo and a graduate of the University of Tokyo, served as lecturer at the University of Nagoya and curator at the Tokyo National Museum. He has written extensively on Japanese art, particularly that of the Edo period. In English he is author of Ukiyo-e: An Introduction to Japanese Woodblock Prints, also published by Kodansha International.

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