Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design (Google eBook)

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Ernest Fenollosa
Stone Bridge Press, Inc., 2007 - Art - 676 pages
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Still regarded as a monumental survey of Eastern art, this comprehensive volume was intended for art collectors and general readers as well as travelers and scholars. It covers China and Korea in addition to Japan, and places a special emphasis on Buddhist influences.

Ernest F. Fenollosa (1853-1908) was an educator who helped introduce Westerners to traditional Japanese art forms.

  

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Contents

Pacific Influence 1
1
Mesopotamian Influence 23
23
From the Han Dynasty to the Tang 37
37
Suiko Period 59
59
V GrecoBuddhist Art in China Early Tang 97
97
VI GrecoBuddhist Art in Japan Nara Period 121
121
Tang Dynasty 163
163
Fujiwara Period 197
197
Kamakura Period 233
233
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About the author (2007)

Fenollosa (1853-1908) came to Japan in 1878, teaching at Imperial University of Tokyo. There he laid the foundation of studies in Japanese art history. After contributing to the establishment of what is now Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, he curated the Department of Oriental Art at Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

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