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Title Designed for pleasure : the world of Edo Japan in prints and paintings, 1680-1860 / edited by Julia Meech and Jane Oliver ; with essays by John T. Carpenter ... [et al.].

Published New York : Asia Society and Japanese Art Society of America ; Seattle : In association with University of Washington Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  760.0952 DESI    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank  760.0952 Des    AVAILABLE
Physical description 256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents Preface from Asia Society / Vishakha Desai -- Foreword from Asia Society / Melissa Chiu -- Foreword from Japanese Art Society of America / Allison Tolman -- A Mirror on the Floating World / Donald Jenkins -- Hishikawa Moronobu: Tracking Down an Elusive Master / David Waterhouse -- The Original Source (Accept No Substitutes!): Okumura Masanobu / Sarah E. Thompson -- Suzuki Harunobu: The Cult and Culture of Color / Allen Hockley -- Katsukawa Shunsho: Ukiyo-e Paintings for the Samurai Elite / Timothy Clark -- Tsutaya Juzaburo: Master Publisher / Julie Nelson Davis -- The Literary Network: Private Commissions for Hokusai and His Circle / John T. Carpenter -- Designed for Pleasure: Ukiyo-e as Material Culture / David Pollack -- Works in the Exhibition -- Japanese Checklist.
Notes Issued in connection with an exhibition held Feb. 27-May 4, 2008, Asia Society and Museum, New York, New York.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other author Meech, Julia.
Oliver, Jane (Jane W.)
Carpenter, John T.
Asia Society.
Japanese Art Society of America.
Subject Art, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Exhibitions.
Ukiyoe -- Exhibitions.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1600-1868 -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 9780295987866 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0295987863 (pbk. : alk. paper)