Utamaro and the spectacle of beauty (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Utamaro and the spectacle of beauty

Author: Julie Nelson Davis
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) was one of the influential artists working in the genre of ukiyo-e, pictures of the floating world', in late eighteenth-century Japan, and was widely  Read more...

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Named Person: Kitagawa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Nelson Davis
ISBN: 1861893590 9781861893598
OCLC Number: 315797451
Description: 296 S. : ill. ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Utamaro
Responsibility: Julie Nelson Davis.

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