Designed for pleasure : the world of Edo Japan in prints and paintings, 1680-1860

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  • Creator edited by Julia Meech and Jane Oliver ; with essays by John T. Carpenter ... [and others]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Asia Society and Japanese Art Society of America ; Seattle : In association with University of Washington Press, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
  • ISBNs 9780295987866, 0295987863
  • OCLC ocn173502780

Notes

  • Issued in connection with an exhibition held Feb. 27-May 4, 2008, Asia Society and Museum, New York, New York.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • A Mirror on the Floating World / Donald Jenkins -- Hishikawa Moronobu: tracking down an elusive master / David Waterhouse -- The original source (accept no substitutes!): Okumura Masanobu / Sarah E. Thompson -- Suzuki Harunobu: the cult and culture of color / Allen Hockley -- Katsukawa Shunshō: Ukiyo-e paintings for the samurai elite / Timothy Clark -- Tsutaya Jūzaburō: master publisher / Julie Nelson Davis -- The literary network: private commissions for Hokusai and his circle / John T. Carpenter -- Designed for pleasure: Ukiyo-e as material culture / David Pollack
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