Ukiyo-e : 250 years of Japanese art /

A collection of nearly four hundred Japanese woodcuts from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries is accompanied by technical and biographical data on the artist.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Neuer, Roni
Other Authors: Libertson, Herbert, Yoshida, Susugu
Format: Book
Published: New York : Windward, [1979], ©1978.
Edition:1st American ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Images of the floating world
  • The technique of ukiyo-e
  • Plates
  • The dawn of ukiyo-e
  • The romantic world of fantasy
  • The road to realism
  • The golden age of ukiyo-e
  • Feminine beauty
  • The rivals of Utamaro
  • The enigmatic genius
  • The Utagawa school
  • The search for formal beauty
  • The poetry of landscape
  • The eve of reform
  • The end of traditional wood-block prints.