Shimada S. & Narazaki, M. ed: ZAIGAI HIHO. Japanese Paintings in Western Collections. Tokyo, 1969. Part 1: 133; 212 pp. 102 pp. tipped-in colour plates, numerous b/w plates to text vol. Part 2: 145; 228 pp. 106 pp. tipped-in colour plates, numerous b/w plates to text vol. Part 3: 107; 220 pp. 101 pp. tipped-in colour plates, numerous b/w plates to text vol. 6 vols. 41x32 cm. Cloth, cloth case.
A finely-produced work on Japanese paintings in western collections. The works illustrated are overwhelmingly from American public and private collections with a few from European collections. In addition to the total of 309 colour plates in the three plate volumes, numerous additional paintings are shown in black-and-white in the text volumes. A grand total of approximately 700 works are illustrated in three parts and six physical volumes. Each part comprises a volume of text and an accompanying volume of plates.
Part One shows Shoheiga (screen) , Rimpa and Bunjinga (literati) paintings.
Part Two includes Buddhist painting, Yamato-e and Ink Paintings
Part Three illustrates Nikihitsu ukiyo-e.
The text volume to each part contains a list of plates in English to both the text and plate volumes. The plate volumes all have captions in English. Main texts in Japanese. Some waterstaining to the cloth case of Part Two and, to a lesser extent, the spine of the plate volume. Not affected internally. Other than that, in fine condition. Rare.
Subjects: Painting Buddhist Art
Available, as of: 20/09/2021
Was item 185 in printed List 201.
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