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TALES OF JAPAN: THREE CENTURIES OF JAPANESE PAINTING FROM THE CHESTER BEATTY LIBRARY, DUBLIN. Yoshiko Ushioda. Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1992. Organized and published by Art Services International, Alexandria. 160 pp. with 73 ills. (50 col.). 23 x 30 cm. LC 92-15304 ISBN 0883971038 In English.
Showcases selections from the Library's noteworthy collection of nara-ehon (narrative scrolls and albums) dating primarily from the 16th through the 18th century, featuring full-page reproductions and individual discussions of 65 works depicting literary subjects, historical events and scenes of daily life. Two introductory essays examine stylistic and thematic aspects of Japanese scroll and album painting of the pre-modern period and describe the formation of the collection.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Japan — 1600-1800 — Painting
Plans: 02,04,21
Worldwide Number: 023884
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