Weisberg, Gabriel P: THE ORIENT EXPRESSED. Japan's Influence on Western Art, 1854 - 1918. Seattle, 2011. 192 pp. Numerous colour plates. 23x30 cm. Cloth.
A team of distinguished scholars shed new light on aspects of Japonisme, trace its chronological development, and assess its enduring implications. Essays consider the nature of cultural exchange and cultural appropriation, the role of gender, the Netherlands' singular relationship with Japan, and the phenomenon's influence in Scandinavia. A good and well-illustrated contribution.
Subjects: Japonisme Art
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 221 in printed List 189.
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