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The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

The Life of Animals in Japanese Art( )
Author: Singer, Robert T.
Kawai, Masatomo
Ambros, Barbara R.
Shiro, Ito
Hare, Tom
Marcon, Federico
Other: National Gallery of Art, Publishing Office of the
Contribution by: Hiroyuki, Kano
Ryūsuke, Asami
Beasley, Jessica
Kinue, Asayama
Masaaki, Arakawa
ISBN:978-0-691-19116-4
Publication Date:May 2019
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

A sweeping exploration of animals in Japanese art and culture across sixteen centuries

Few countries have devoted as much artistic energy to the depiction of animal life as Japan. Drawing upon the country's unique spiritual heritage, rich literary traditions, and currents in popular culture, Japanese artists have long expressed admiration for animals in sculpture, painting, lacquerwork, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, and woodblock prints. Real and fantastic creatures...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
Art / Asian / Japanese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.282 x 12.129 x 1.427 Inches
Book Weight:4.88 Pounds



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