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Songs of the Garden

Utamaro( )
Author: Betchaku, Yaksuko
Mirviss, Joan B.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Although far removed in subject matter from the elegant courtesans for which Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) is justly renowned, the "Book of Insects" (Ehon mushi erabi, literally translated as "Picture Book of Selected Insects") is a pivotal work, one that assured Utamaro's future artistic career and anticipated subsequent developments in Japanese art. For in the book's fifteen delicate designs, the artist has woven threads of Japanese and Chinese artistic tradition...
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Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds

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