This treasury of elegantly detailed designs and popular motifs draws on centuries-old Japanese art traditions and the serenity of nature for its stunning black-and-white images. Selected from a periodical called Artistic Japan, originally published in London in 1888 and 1889, the collection fe... read more
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This treasury of elegantly detailed designs and popular motifs draws on centuries-old Japanese art traditions and the serenity of nature for its stunning black-and-white images. Selected from a periodical called Artistic Japan, originally published in London in 1888 and 1889, the collection features a fascinating array of reproducible, royalty-free art. The beautiful renderings include lush cherry blossoms, enchanting geishas, lute players, tea ceremonies, decorative fans, playful crickets and geckos, swooping hawks, galloping horses, fish and ducks swimming in a pond, a garden of irises, and more. An invaluable reference for designers and crafters, Artistic Japan will inspire new patterns for everything from wallpaper to needlework.
Dover original selection from Artistic Japan, Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, Ltd., London, 1888-1889.
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