Machida City Museum: FLOWERS OF EDO UKIYO-E. Edo no Hana Ukiyo-e Ten. Machida, 1999. 322 pp. Over 200 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 30x23 cm. Paper.
An exhibition that provides an in depth study of Edo ukiyo-e showing works by many masters of the art. The exhibition is split into two parts: Part One examines the significance of numbers in ukiyo-e. Part Two is the lineage of colour woodblock prints. Of particular interest is the influence of Chinese painting manuals and Chinese letter writing papers on the development of ukiyo-e. A number of these Chinese manuals and papers are exhibited. With numerous colour illustrations. There is an introduction and 16 page caption list in English, otherwise Japanese only.
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Was item 85 in printed List 202.
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