Ōgi: A History of the Japanese Fan
Julia Hutt, Hélène Alexander
Dauphin Pub., Jan 1, 1992 - Art - 112 pages
A comprehensive and authoritative account of the history of the Japanese fan. The 200 plus full color photographs carefully selected from collections worldwide include works by Korin and Sotatsu as well as Ukiyo-e prints by Buncho, Shunsho, Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi and Kunisada, together with details focusing on the fine lacquer and inlay. This is an anthology of the best and most representative Japanese fans and an essential in the libraries of art historians, collectors and all interested in the Japanese way of life.
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30cm Width Anonymous loan artist Bamboo sticks Black lacquered wooden brisé fan butterﬂies century A double Chinese closed folding fan cranes decorated with gold double paper leaf Duvelleroy Edo period encrustations Exhibition Number fan format fan leaf Fan Museum fan painting Fans of japan ﬁgures ﬁrst ﬁxed ﬂowers Folding Fan Date gold ground gold lacquer gumpai half 19th century Helene Alexander Collection insects Ivory sticks Japanese art Japanese fans Kabuki Kanze school kimono Last quarter 19th Late 19th century Lent by Michel London Lotus Sutra metal rivet Michel Maignan Mount Fuji Muromachi period Nara Nara period ojime painted in colour painted in ink paper fan paper leaf painted Paris Plate Provenance quarter 19th century reverse depicts reverse portrays rigid fan rivet and loop Second half 19th Shibayama style silk cord silk gauze sticks and guards Total height Total length type of fan uchiwa Ukiyoe Ukiyoe print