AIC: The Art Institute of Chicago: Japanese Prints

The Art Institute of Chicago: Japanese Prints, book cover The Art Institute of Chicago: Japanese Prints. 1955. Unmarked text. Some age tanning on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26760) $10.00

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Accompanied a March 10-April 17, 1955 exhibition, with 21 Black and white plates. The exhibition of 350 prints covered the entire range of Ukiyo-e in Japan.

Essay by James A. Michener.

UTAMARO, K: Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered

Freer, Sackler. Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered. Smithsonian Institution, 2015. ISBN: 0870110667. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26594) $14.00

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Booklet accompanied a April 8, 2017–July 9, 2017 exhibition at Freer, Sackler. In 2014, the Okada Museum of Art in Hakone, Japan, discovered a long-lost painting by Kitagawa Utamaro (1753–1806), titled Snow at Fukagawa, one of three paintings by Utamaro that idealize famous pleasure districts in Edo (now Tokyo). This show reunited the trio. The other two are Moon at Shinagawa in 1903 and Cherry Blossoms at Yoshiwara.