The Art of East Asia, Volumes 1-2
Könemann, 1999 - Art - 739 pages
This is an introduction to the representational culture of Japan, China, Korea and Southeast Asia. From architecture - sacred and secular, to painting, crafts and dance these volumes piece together a colourful mosaic of human expression.
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Introduction 500 Painting and the Art of Wood Engraving
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