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Obtaining images : art, production and display in Edo Japan

Author: Timon Screech
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2012.
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In this highly illustrated, engaging and comprehensive survey, Timon Screech introduces the important artists of Edo period Japan and their work, as well as the issues and concepts surrounding the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timon Screech
ISBN: 1861898142 9781861898142
OCLC Number: 679936955
Description: 384 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Legends of the artists --
Auspicious images --
Buying and selling --
The power of the image --
Governing images: The Kano School --
Portraiture --
Japanese painting --
Painting within the heart --
Floating worlds --
Artistic contact with Europe.
Responsibility: Timon Screech.
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