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NOBLE HERITAGE: FIVE CENTURIES OF PORTRAITS FROM THE HOSOKAWA FAMILY. Jared Lubarsky. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1992. Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 112 pp. with 44 ills. (39 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 92-12047 ISBN 1560982098 In English.
Prefaced by an essay tracing the centuries-long prominence of the Hosokawa family in the political and cultural history of Japan, this catalogue features full-page reproductions of 16 portraits of family members painted between 1391 and 1879 along with a selection of clothing, armor, lacquerware and other objects illuminating their accomplishments and position in Japanese society.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Japan
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055075
Paperbound $19.95    

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