First  cover of 'THE PASSIONATE ART OF KITAGAWA UTAMARO. 2 Vols.'

THE PASSIONATE ART OF KITAGAWA UTAMARO. 2 Vols.

Asano, Shugo; Clarke, Timothy.

Vol. 1. Text: 289 pp.; 488 b/w illus., biblio.. Vol. 2. Plates: 244 pp.; 488 colour illus.. Text: Japanese and English. Exh. cat. British Museum and Chiba City Museum of Art, 1995. Pbks. In slipcase.

book nr. 12483                 € 125,00

This text is published to accompany a British Museum exhibition in two parts, organized with the Chiba City Museum, Japan. The work includes rare surviving hanging scroll paintings, wood-block prints in complete series and all of Utamaro's illustrated books. The introductory essays and catalogue appear both in English and Japanese.