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Literati Modern: Bunjinga from Late Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan

Literati Modern: Bunjinga from Late Edo to Twentieth-Century Japan

By: Paul Berry (author), Michiyo Morioka (author)Hardback

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Literati painting, or bunjinga, flourished in Japan after its early 18th-century introduction from China. This book magnificently illustrates and examines an important collection of literati and shin nanga artworks, including outstanding examples of paintings, calligraphy, and ceramics.

About Author

Paul Berry is an independent scholar specializing in Japanese painting. Michiyo Morioka is an independent scholar of Japanese art with expertise in nihonga and gender issues in modern Japanese art.


Foreword / Stephen LittleThoughts on the Terry Welch Collection / Uchiyama TakeoCollector's View: East of the Moon / Terry WelchArtists in the Exhibition The Meeting of Chinese and Japanese Literati: Hu Gongshou, Yasuda Rozan, and the Controversy over National Style / Paul BerryThe Transformation of Japanese Literati Painting in the Twentieth Century / Michiyo MoriokaCatalogue-- Literary Pursuits-- Landscapes-- Plants and Animals-- FiguresAppendices-- Biographies of the Artists-- Seals: Art of the Microcosm / Paul Berry-- Signatures and SealsAuthors' Acknowledgments / Paul Berry and Michiyo MoriokaSelected BibliographyIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780937426845
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780937426845
  • weight: 2313
  • ISBN10: 0937426849

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