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OP KUNISADA'S WORLD. Sebastian Izzard et al. Japan Society Gallery, New York, 1993. Organized in association with Ukiyo-e Society of America, New York. 212 pp. with 209 ills. (76 col.). 30 x 23 cm. LC 93-79850 ISBN 0913304379 In English.
Providing a major review of the oeuvre of the most celebrated Japanese ukiyo-e artist of his time, whose achievements have long been overshadowed by those of his contemporary Kuniyoshi, this scholarly catalogue features reproductions and individual examinations of some 170 color woodblock prints produced by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) from 1814 to 1861, among them many portrayals of courtesans and Kabuki actors as well as diverse illustrations for popular fiction and poetry. Five essays include a critical overview of Kunisada's career and discussions of his treatments of theatrical subjects and comedic themes.
Artist(s):Kunisada, Utagawa
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Japan — 1800-1900 — Graphic Arts (Prints)
Plans: 01,06,07,13,17,21
Worldwide Number: 024241
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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