Utamaro Revealed: A Guide to Subjects, Themes and Motifs

Utamaro Revealed A Guide to Subjects Themes and Motifs Kitagawa Utamaro is one of the most well known figures in the history of Japanese art renowned for his portraits of beautiful women He is recognised as having been the leading light of the Ukiyo e Sc

  • Title: Utamaro Revealed: A Guide to Subjects, Themes and Motifs
  • Author: Gina Collia-Suzuki G.R. Collia
  • ISBN: 9780955979606
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kitagawa Utamaro is one of the most well known figures in the history of Japanese art, renowned for his portraits of beautiful women He is recognised as having been the leading light of the Ukiyo e School during its golden age, and his influence upon the work of Western artists has been beyond measure He produced in the region of 2,000 woodblock prints, approximately oneKitagawa Utamaro is one of the most well known figures in the history of Japanese art, renowned for his portraits of beautiful women He is recognised as having been the leading light of the Ukiyo e School during its golden age, and his influence upon the work of Western artists has been beyond measure He produced in the region of 2,000 woodblock prints, approximately one third of which take their subjects from the licensed pleasure quarter of Edo, with the remainder being made up of images of popular beauties, pairs of famous lovers, historical and mythical figures, domestic scenes, and the physiognomic studies for which he is best known With 90 reproductions of the artists prints, designs grouped and discussed according to subject, and with illustrations of publishers marks, artists signatures, and the names of figures commonly inscribed upon his works, this reference guide provides the most comprehensive resource for identifying the subjects portrayed in Utamaros prints to date.

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    1. For those unfamiliar with Kitagawa Utamaro, he was Japanese artist in the late 1700s / early 1800s whose expertise in Ukiyo-e prints is unsurpassed. Ukiyo-e, meaning “pictures of the floating world”, is a style of woodblock prints capable of being mass produced. Ukiyo, or “floating world”, refers to the rising unregulated merchant class appearing during this same period. Hence, Utamaro’s work reflected much of Japan’s culture and life during this period especially his compositions an [...]


    2. Hi Gina--As a lover, and collector, of Japanese Ukiyoe art prints, I'll be looking your title up on . Mostly I'm curious about the amount of interior Ukiyoe art, and the degree of historical biography you may have put in your book. Feel free to reply here, or to my email of tjacksonking@hotmail And FWIW, I'm a rather new members of Authors. Finally, I totally agree that good to great cover art >does< make or break a book's reception by readers. Tom.



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