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A Courtesan's Day: Hour by Hour (Famous Japanese Print Series)
Alfred H. Marks, et al
9074822592
September 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
A courtesan's day in the carefree atmosphere of the famous pleasure quarter the Yoshiwara in Edo (present-day Tokyo) was carefully planned to an hourly schedule. This sequence of twelve and later twenty-four hours proved a convenient device for Japanese print artists and their publishers when devising sets of prints showing favorite beauties of the day engaged in daily activities. This volume presents three prints series on the same theme produced over the course of a century. Besides being an obvious aid to collectors of these sets, it also provides a fascinating insight into the world of the female entertainer in Edo, and later Tokyo. The book opens with Cecilia Seigle's comprehensive introduction to life in this highly structured and tightly controlled pleasure quarter, offering insights into the often hard and...


Six Japanese Print Postcards
Dover Publications Inc
0486279693
Mar 1994

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Book Description
Charming prints by such masters of the Ukiyo-e genre ("pictures of the floating world") as Utamaro, Eishi, Choki, Kiyonaga and Koryusai. Exquisite renderings of women reading, gazing out to sea, other subjects, embody sensuous grace, restraint and elegance characteristic of Japanese art. Beautifully reproduced in full color.


Utamaro
Tadashi Kobayashi
4770027303
Apr 2001
Paperback
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Language Notes
Text: English, Japanese (translation) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Utamaro : Songs of
Utamaro
0670399116


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Language Notes
Text: English, Japanese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Utamaro a Chorus of Birds (A Studio book)
Utamaro Kitagawa
0870992805


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Language Notes
Text: English, Japanese


Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) (Kodansha library of Japanese art) (Kodansha library of Japanese art)
Ichitaro¿ Kondo¿ (Author)
B0007ITHM2


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Utamaro: Colour Prints and Paintings
Jack Ronald Hillier
0714819743


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Utamaro (Great Japanese Art Series)
Tadashi Kobayashi
0870115030
July 1982
Hardcover
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Language Notes
Text: English, Japanese (translation)


Outamaro ; Hokousa¿: L'art japonais au XVIIIe si¿cle (S¿rie "Fins de si¿cles")
Edmond de Goncourt
226401007X


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Language Notes
Text: French


Utamaro, (Masterworks of Ukiyo-e)
Utamaro Kitagawa
B0006BVTEY


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