This beautifully illustrated survey examines the art and artists of the Edo period, one of the great epochs in Japanese art. Together with the imperial city of Kyoto and the port cities of Osaka and Nagasaki, the splendid capital city of Edo (now Tokyo) nurtured a magnificent tradition of painting, calligraphy, printmaking, ceramics, architecture, textile work, and lacquer. As each city created its own distinctive social, political, and economic ...
By Christine Guth
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Yale University Press; 3/28/10 edition (April 27, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 979123
Format: PDF Text TXT book
If you're looking for a book that is a overview of the Edo period's history and art; this is a great book. Some parts reminded me of reading a textbook, which is my only complaint. The pictures of varying art styles are detailed and plentiful. The