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THE JAPAN IDEA: ART AND LIFE IN VICTORIAN AMERICA. William Hosley. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1990. 212 pp. with 288 ills. (43 col.). 30 x 23 cm. LC 90-71054 ISBN 0918333075 In English.
Illustrated with diverse objects imported to the United States from Japan during the 19th century and numerous works reflecting their stylistic adaptation and imitation by American craftsmen and artists, this scholarly catalogue examines the significant influence of Japanese aesthetics on American decorative arts, architecture, design and fine arts, particularly in New England.
Indexing: Western — Japan, United States — 1800-1900 — Decorative Arts — Japonisme
Plans: 01,06,07,17,22
Worldwide Number: 022831
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