Taiga's True Views

Taiga's True Views

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With 33 color and 64 black-and-white illustrations, this is the first major work in English on one of Japan's preeminent painters, Ike Taiga (1723-76), focusing on his shinkeizu (true-view pictures), landscapes of actual places in Japan. 'Takeuchi brilliantly captures the spirit of an entire age, artistically and intellectually. In addition, her information and observation are rendered in beautifully crafted prose.' Monumenta Nipponica 'It brings the artist to life to a degree unprecedented in other Western books on Japanese paintings.' Art DocumentationUnlike the Hasslm gafu, which consisted primarily of pictures and poems, the Mustard Seed Carden Manual cf Painting ... Although Tung Cha#39;icha#39;anga#39;s forceful writings formed the standard of the a€œorthodoxa€ Southern school in China, Japaneseanbsp;...

Title:Taiga's True Views
Author:Melinda Takeuchi
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 1994-03-01


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