The Japanese Print: A Historical Guide
An introduction to Japanese prints for students and beginning collectors. Both a history and a guide, it covers the art from early Buddhist prints of the mediaeval period up to the present. In addition, it offers a chapter on the collection and care of Japanese prints, a glossary and bibliography.
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Discovery and Appreciation
Buddhist Prints of the Medieval Period
Moronobu and the Origins of Ukiyoe
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