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Utamaro

Author: Edmond de Goncourt
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, 2012.
Series: Temporis collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If sensuality had a name, it would be without a doubt Utamaro. Delicately underlining the Garden of Pleasures that once constituted Edo, Utamaro, by the richness of his fabrics, the long necks of swans, the mysterious looks, evoke in a few lines the sensual pleasure of the Orient. If some scenes betray discreetly lovers' games, a great number of his shungas recall that love in Japan is first and foremost erotic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
De Goncourt, Edmond
Utamaro
New York : Parkstone International, c2012
Named Person: Utamaro Kitagawa; Utamaro Kitagawa
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmond de Goncourt
ISBN: 9781780429281 1780429282
OCLC Number: 793511510
Description: 1 online resource (256 p.) : col. ill.
Contents: FOREWORD; I. THE ART OF UTAMARO; II. THE PICTORIAL WORKS; 1. Prints (Nishiki-e); 2. Albums (series of prints in colour); 3. Kakemonos; 4. Surimonos; 5. E-makimonos; III. The Books; 1. Little Yellow Books (Kibyoshi); 2. Small books (Mangas); 3. Erotic Books (Shungas); 4. Books in Colour; Bibliography; Glossary; List OF illustrations.
Series Title: Temporis collection.
Responsibility: Edmond de Goncourt.

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If sensuality had a name, it would be without a doubt Utamaro. Delicately underlining the Garden of Pleasures that once constituted Edo, Utamaro, by the richness of his fabrics, the long necks of swans, the mysterious looks, evoke in a few lines the sensual pleasure of the Orient. If some scenes betray discreetly lovers' games, a great number of his shungas recall that love in Japan is first and foremost erotic.

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