Ukiyo-e to Shin Hansa: The Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints

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Ukiyo-e to Shin Hansa: The Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints

NEWLAND, Amy and UHLENBECK, Chris, consulting editors.

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Ukiyo-e, "pictures of the floating world", is a genre of Japanese woodblock prints (or woodcuts) and paintings produced between the 17th and the 20th centuries, featuring motifs of landscapes, the theatre and pleasure quarters. It is the main artistic genre of woodblock printing in Japan.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Bison Books Ltd.
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1990
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: 0861246276

Details

  • Condition: Near fine
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fine
  • Details:
    256 p. 37 cm. More than 200 colour plates, with b&w photographs and diagrams. Illustrated dustjacket. Minor shelfwear. Illustrated endpapers.

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