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Title The life of animals in Japanese art / edited by Robert T. Singer, Kawai Masatomo ; with essays by Barbara R. Ambros, Tom Hare, Federico Marcon ; and contributions by Arakawa Masaaki [and 23 others].
Publication Info. Washington, District of Columbia : National Gallery of Art ; Tokyo, Japan : The Japan Foundation ; [Los Angeles, California] : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Princeton, New Jersey : In association with Princeton University Press, [2019]
Verona, Italy : Printed on Perigord by Verona Libri.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  709.52 L    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 323 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 32 x 24 cm
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition "The Life of Animals in Japanese Art" held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 5-July 28, 2019, and the exhibition "Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, September 8-December 8, 2019.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-317) and indexes.
Contents Prefaces / Robert T. Singer, Kawai Masatomo -- A place for animals in Japanese letters : beasts and beasties - pests, partners, and pets / Tom Hare -- Cultivating compassion and accruing merit : animal release rites during the Edo period / Barbara R. Ambros -- All creatures great and small : Tokugawa Japan and its animals / Federico Marcon -- Plates -- Checklist of works exhibited in Los Angeles.
Subject Art, Japanese -- Themes, motives -- Exhibitions.
Animals in art -- Exhibitions.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects -- Japan -- Exhibitions.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Singer, Robert T., editor.
Kawai, Masatomo, editor.
Ambros, Barbara, 1968- contributor.
Hare, Thomas Blenman, 1952- contributor.
Marcon, Federico, 1972- contributor.
Arakawa, Masaaki, 1961- contributor.
Hare, Thomas Blenman, 1952- Place for animals in Japanese letters.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.), host institution.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, host institution.
Added Title Every living thing, animals in Japanese art.
ISBN 9780691191164 (hardcover)
0691191166 (hardcover)
9780894684135 (softcover)
0894684132 (softcover)