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Silver wind : the arts of Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828)

Author: Matthew P McKelway; Hōitsu Sakai; Japan Society (New York, N.Y.). Gallery.
Publisher: New York : Japan Society ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sakai Hōitsu was one of the most prominent painters of late 18th- and early 19th-century Japan, known for technical bravura, arresting compositions, and striking use of color. After becoming a Buddhist monk, Hōitsu was able to dedicate himself to painting, establishing a studio and studying the work of Ogata Kōrin (1658-1716). Hōitsu successfully revived the earlier artist's style, which later came to be known  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Hōitsu Sakai; Hōitsu Sakai
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew P McKelway; Hōitsu Sakai; Japan Society (New York, N.Y.). Gallery.
ISBN: 9780300183139 0300183135
OCLC Number: 797975273
Notes: Accompanies the exhibition presented at Japan Society Gallery, New York, Sept. 29, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
Contents: Sakai Hōitsu and the discovery of Ogata Kōrin / Matthew P. McKelway --
Suzuki Kiitsu / Yasumura Toshinobu --
The aesthetics of Edo Japan / Kobayashi Tadashi --
Catalogue --
Appendix: Sakai Hōitsu's letters / Matthew P. McKelway.
Other Titles: Arts of Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828)
Responsibility: Matthew P. McKelway.

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Sakai Hoitsu was one of the most prominent painters of late 18th- and early 19th-century Japan, known for technical bravura, arresting compositions, and striking use of colour. The book focuses  Read more...
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"Rimpa is a Japanese artistic tradition noted for its decorative and poetic imagery. Sakai Hoitsu was one of the last artists to work in the style, and one of the most notable if undervalued Read more...

 
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