The Artist as Professional in Japan

The Artist as Professional in Japan

by Melinda Takeuchi
     
 


Through individual case studies involving the professions of sculptor, painter, potter, printmaker, and architect, this book addresses the question about what it meant to be an artist in Japan from the seventh century to the twentieth.See more details below

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Through individual case studies involving the professions of sculptor, painter, potter, printmaker, and architect, this book addresses the question about what it meant to be an artist in Japan from the seventh century to the twentieth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804743556
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Editor's Note
List of Illustrations
Contributors
1Introduction1
2Tori-busshi and the Production of Buddhist Icons in Asuka-Period Japan17
3E'nichibo Jonin, the Saint's Companion38
4Signed, Sealed, and Delivered: Tosa Mitsunobu (1434-ca. 1523) and the Afterlife of a Name78
5A Tosa Potter in Edo103
6Artistic Identity and Ukiyo-e Prints: The Representation of Kitagawa Utamaro to the Edo Public113
7Takamura Koun and Takamura Kotaro: On Being a Sculptor152
8The Formation of a Japanese Architectural Profession180
Notes203
Glossary237
Works Frequently Cited247
Index253

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