The Syllable Ho: Actor Nakamura Shikan IV as a Lion in Peonies at the Stone Bridge (Botan ni Shakkyô), from the series Alphabet Proverbs for Actors (Haiyû iroha tatoe) (Kunichika, 1867)

LINEAGE OF ECCENTRICS: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting


"LINEAGE OF ECCENTRICS: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting”

Catalogue of exhibition held at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum from February 9 to April 7, 2019.This exhibition, based on art historian Nobuo Tsuji’s 1970 book, Lineage of Eccentrics, it was the definitive examination of “eccentric paintings” of the Edo period. Appearing major works by eight artists — Iwasa Matabei, Kano Sansetsu, Ito Jakuchu, Soga Shōhaku, Nagasawa Rosetsu, and Utagawa Kuniyoshi, as well as Hakuin Ekaku and Suzuki Kiitsu. Numerous important cultural properties are included. By showing the rich allure of Edo painting — a powerfully imaginative world, filled with bizarre imagery.

Title: "LINEAGE OF ECCENTRICS: The Miraculous World of Edo Painting”

Publication Date: 2019

Publisher: NHK,Nikkei Inc.

Size: 30 cm / 11.8 in

Pages: 336

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: As New

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