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JAPAN AND BRITAIN: AN AESTHETIC DIALOGUE, 1850-1930. Ed. by Tomoko Sato and Toshio Watanabe. Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1991. Organized in association with Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo. Published in association with Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, London. 176 pp. with 135 ills. (69 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 92-225197 ISBN 0853315965 In English.
Exploring a period of extensive cultural exchange between Japan and Great Britain, this informative catalogue documents an array of more than 400 diverse works that encompasses paintings, prints and drawings by Beardsley, Rossetti, Whistler, Tissot and other artists influenced by Japonisme; prints and paintings by Japanese artists depicting Westerners or executed in Western styles; and examples of architecture, advertising art, furniture and other decorative objects demonstrating the range and depth of reciprocal influence between the two countries. Features four scholarly essays, commentaries on the exhibited works, and brief biographies of more than 160 British and Japanese artists.
Indexing: Western, Europe, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Great Britain, Japan — 1800-1900 — Several Media
Plans: 01,06,07,15
Worldwide Number: 023467
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