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Japanese Popular Prints

From Votive Slips to Playing Cards

Japanese Popular Prints( )
Author: Salter, Rebecca
Publication Date:Jun 2006
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.00
Book Description:

In the West, Japanese woodblock printing tends to be associated with the ukiyo-e tradition and the familiar portrayals of kabuki actors or courtesan beauties. These well-known images were produced by a publisher and artist using the extraordinary skills of carvers and printers, whose identities are rarely known. The same craftsmen also produced woodblock-printed objects for use in everyday life such as decorative paper (chiyogami), votive slips (senjafuda), playing...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Asian / Japanese
Antiques & Collectibles / Paper Ephemera
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.58 x 9.66 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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