Surimono: Poetry and Image in Japanese Prints

Surimono: Poetry and Image in Japanese Prints

by Charlotte Van Rappard-Boon, Keiko Van Bremen-Ito, Mark Poysden, Robert Schapp, Ronald De Leeuw
     
 
"Surimono" (literally "printed object"') are privately published prints inscribed with a dedication or poem that reflects upon everyday themes. This catalog includes more than 150 illustrations of prints drawn from the splendid Amsterdam Rijksmuseum collection. It also contains in-depth essays discussing the history of surimono and the subjects depicted in the prints,

Overview

"Surimono" (literally "printed object"') are privately published prints inscribed with a dedication or poem that reflects upon everyday themes. This catalog includes more than 150 illustrations of prints drawn from the splendid Amsterdam Rijksmuseum collection. It also contains in-depth essays discussing the history of surimono and the subjects depicted in the prints, which incorporate seasonal references and classical themes. Most of the poems on the selected prints have been translated into English. This publication is an important reference work in the study of "surimono".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789074822343
Publisher:
Hotei Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
9.66(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.61(d)

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