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The Modern Japanese Print : an Appreciation.

Author: James A Michener
Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an ebook version of a very rare Japanese woodblock print collection. Originally published in 1962 in a limited edition of 475 copies, The Modern Japanese Print soon became a collector's item. Included in the folio-sized volume were ten original woodblock prints by contemporary Japanese artists. The idea for this unique presentation had originated with author, James Michener who hoped to assist this little  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Michener, James A.
Modern Japanese Print : An Appreciation.
Boston : Tuttle Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener
ISBN: 9781462904051 146290405X
OCLC Number: 798536074
Notes: Originally published in 1962 in a limited edition of 475 copies, The Modern Japanese Print?An Appreciation soon became a collector's item. Includedin the folio-sized volume were ten original woodblock prints by contemporary Japanese artists. The idea for this unique presentation had originated with James Michener who hoped to assist this little known group of dedicated menachieve wider recognition. Well known for his best selling novels, Mr. Michener is no less at h o m e in the field of art criticism and has personallyassembled one of the finest collections of Japanese prints.
Description: 1 online resource (73 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; Publisher's Foreword; Introduction; Hiratsuka Un'ichi: ""Lakeside at the Byodo-in""; Maekawa Sempan: ""Lamp""; Mori Yoshitoshi: ""Comic Shinto Dancers""; Watanabe Sadao: ""Listening""; Kinoshita Tomio: ""Faces""; Shima Tamami: ""Birds""; Azechi Umetaro: ""Mountaineer in Snow""; Iwami Reika: ""Winter Composition""; Yoshida Masaji: ""Earth""; Maki Haku: ""Ox""; In Conclusion.

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This is an ebook version of a very rare Japanese woodblock print collection. Originally published in 1962 in a limited edition of 475 copies, The Modern Japanese Print soon became a collector's item. Included in the folio-sized volume were ten original woodblock prints by contemporary Japanese artists. The idea for this unique presentation had originated with author, James Michener who hoped to assist this little known group of dedicated men achieve wider recognition. The original works of art in The Modern Japanese Print were selected in a contest judged by art experts in the United States an.

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