Kyoto National Museum: SOGA SHOHAKU: THE ENJOYMENT OF UNCONVENTIONALITY. Kyoto, 2005. 405 pp. Colour plates throughout. 3 foldouts. 30x22 cm. Paper.
Large and excellent catalogue of an exhibition at the Kyoto National Museum featuring a complete survey of the career and painting of the renowned Japanese painter, Soga Shohaku. Illustrated throughout in colour, the exhibition truly reflects, as indicated in the title, the painter's depiction and enjoyment of the unconventional. Ranges from figure painting to landscapes and birds and animals. Brief descriptions of sections and list of plates in English. Main text in Japanese. Recommended.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 414 in printed List 195.
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