A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter

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Courier Dover Publications, 1922 - Art - 381 pages
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British connoisseur describes in detail the subject of famous Japanese color prints using 274 reproductions of works by Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro, Shunyei, and other masters. Bibliography. Index.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
How COLOURPRINTS WERE PRODUCED
8
ON THE FORMATION AND CARE OF A COLLECTION
17
FORGERIES IMITATIONS AND REPRINTS
31
ARTISTS OF THE UKIYOYK SCHOOL
37
ARTISTS OF THE UKIYOYE SCHOOL continued
48
VII HOKUSAl AND HlROSHIGE
58
PART II
80
fBtrtt HOI XXI ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE JAPANESE THEATRE AND ITS PLAYS
195
THEATRICAL PRINTS AND THEIR DESIGNERS
203
THE KATSUKAWA SCHOOL a13 XXIV THE UTAGAWA SCHOOL
217
THE CHUSHINGURA
240
THE DRAMA OF THE CHUSHINGURAcontinued a45 XXVII THE DRAMA OF THE CHUSHINGURAcontinued
246
HIROSHIGES ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE CHUSHINGURAcontinued
263
THE CHUSHINGURA BY ARTISTS OF THE KATSUKAWA AND UTAGAWA SCHOOLS a63 XXX THE CHUSHINGURA BY KUNISADA AND...
269
CHUSHINGURA BROTHERPICTURES
284

CHARACTERISTICS OF JAPANESE DRAWING 71
80
CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECTS
80
THE FIFTYTHREE STATIONS OF THE TOKAIDO 78
80
THE STATIONS OP THE TOKAIDOcontinued
88
THE STATIONS OF THE KISOKAIDO
98
THE THIRTYSIX VIEWS OF FUJI
108
XTV FAMOUS SERIES OF PRINTS BY HOKUSAI
121
FURTHER SERIES BY HOKUSAI AND PUPILS
133
LANDSCAPE SERIES OBLONG BY HIROSHIGE
134
VARIOUS SERIES OF HAICKKI OR EIGHT VIEWS 142
142
PROVINCES SERIES BY HIROSHIGE AND HIROSHIGE II 154
168
HUNDRED FAMOUS VIEWS OF YEDO 164
168
PART III
185
PART IV
194
THE SUGAWARA TRAGEDY
294
PART V
303
HISTORICAL PRINTS BY HIROSHIGE
304
DRAMATIC AND HISTORICAL SERIEScontinued
314
BIOGRAPHY AND MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS
322
APPENDICES
329
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE NUMERALS
331
NOTES
340
LIST OF UKIYOYE ARTISTS
354
REPRODUCTIONS OF ARTISTS SIGNATURES PUBLISHERS SEALS AND ACTORS CRESTS
364
BIBLIOGRAPHY
377
INDEX
379
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