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The Bijin-ga Lineage: Viewing the Sensuous in Japanese Art

Shuji Takashina
Product details
  • Language: Japanese
  • ISBN-10: 4096820571
  • ISBN-13: 9784096820575
  • Pages: 192
  • Printing: Color
  • Dimensions: 310mm × 230mm × 24mm
  • Weight: 1215g
  • Issue Data: 2011/11/15
  • Publisher: Shogakukan Inc.

An introduction to Japanese aesthetics viewed through masterpieces of Bijin-ga, “pictures of beautiful women”

Bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) is a genre of art totally unique to Japan. This volume classifies artwork according to such concepts as mono-no-aware (pathos) and kiyorakasa (purity) in clear and easy to understand commentary. The Bijin-ga Lineage will serve as a valuable source of information on the history of the art and aesthetic pleasure for newcomers to the genre and experts alike.

Product details
  • Language: Japanese
  • ISBN-10: 4096820571
  • ISBN-13: 9784096820575
  • Pages: 192
  • Printing: Color
  • Dimensions: 310mm × 230mm × 24mm
  • Weight: 1215g
  • Issue Data: 2011/11/15
  • Publisher: Shogakukan Inc.

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