Seigle, Cecilia Segawa, Alfred Marks & Amy Newland: A COURTESAN'S DAY: HOUR BY HOUR. Famous Japanese Prints Series, 2. Leiden, 2004. 160 pp. 60 full page colour plates. 28x22 cm. Paper.
GBP 25.99
Systematic and sensitive treatment of three series of prints devoted to Japanese beauties: Segawa Seigle writes on the series by Utamaro, 'Twelve Hours in Yoshiwara' c. 1794; Marks treats the Meiji period series by Yoshitoshi, 'Twenty-Four Hours in Shinbashi' 1880; and Newland discusses Toyohara Kunichika's 'The Scenes of the Twenty-Four Hours Parodied' 1890. Well-illustrated in colour.
Subjects: Ukiyo-e
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 126 in printed List 202.
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