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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 [and others].

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Asia Society and Japanese Art Society of America ; Seattle : In association with University of Washington Press, ©2008.
Description256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Other author/creatorMeech, Julia.
Other author/creatorOliver, Jane (Jane W.)
Other author/creatorCarpenter, John T.
Other author/creatorAsia Society.
Other author/creatorJapanese Art Society of America.
Contents 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 Shunshō: Ukiyo-e paintings for the samurai elite / Timothy Clark -- Tsutaya Jūzaburō: 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.
General noteIssued in connection with an exhibition held Feb. 27-May 4, 2008, Asia Society and Museum, New York, New York.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2007039628
ISBN9780295987866 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0295987863 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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