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OP PORTUGAL, JESUITS AND JAPAN: SPIRITUAL BELIEFS AND EARTHLY GOODS. Ed. by Victoria Weston. McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, 2013. Distributed by University of Chicago Press. 148 pp. with 147 ills. (97 col.). 31 x 31 cm. LC 2012-953815 ISBN 9781892850201 In English.
Examining cultural exchanges between Portugal and the Far East from the mid-16th to the mid-17th century, this catalogue documents an exhibition centered upon seven exceptional Japanese painted screens depicting Japanese encounters with Portuguese sailors and missionaries, presented along with various types of objects depicted on the screens, including Japanese furniture, lacquerware and military equipment; paintings by Jesuit-trained Japanese artists; Indian and Chinese ceramics, textiles and furniture; and European and Japanese maps.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Japan — Several Media
Plans: 71,75
Worldwide Number: 077592
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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