Islamic & Asian Art Timed Auction March 2020
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Lot 22 - SIX BOOKS ON NAGASAKI PRINTS AND JAPANESE ART AND INFLUENCES

Lot nr: 22
Reference: 400-542 (€ 80 - € 120)

"Blusse, Leonard Bewogen Betrekkingen - 400 jaar Nederland-Japan. 2000. First Edition. 288 pages, text in Dutch. Profoundly illustrated with full colour images. This book was published to commemorate the 400th year anniversary of the very first Dutch merchant’s vessel ""De Liefde"" from Rotterdam, to lay anker at Oita Japan. It was the start of its relationship. Now, 400 years later, we are taking a look at the lively history of this relationship and the influence both cultures had on one another either in art, science or elsewhere. ; Mody, N.H.N. A Collection of Nagasaki Colour Prints and Paintings - showing the Influence of Chinese and European Art on that of Japan.
Rutland : Tuttle, 1969. Reprint. 250 collotype plates (25 in colour), bi-lingual (English-Japanese) printed descriptions. Facsimile reproduction of the very scarce original edition that was printed in 200 copies. The collection of prints was lost in fire. ; Mayuyama, Junkichi Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo: Mayuyama & Co., 1966. First edition. 379 Pages, 441 black and white illustrations, text English and Japanese. Survey of Japanese art in Western collections by the Mayuyama Company. ; Weisberg, Gabriel P. et al Japonisme Japanese Influence on French Art 1854-1910. Cleveland, Ohio: The Cleveland Museum of Art, University Circle, 1975. First edition. 220 pages, 308 black and white pictures Very interesting catalogue from the Japonisme exposition at subsequently The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Rutgers University and The Walters Art Gallery from 1975-1976. In this book the origine of Japonisme in printmaking and decorative arts is being discussed. A must-have for art historians that are interested in interdisciplinary research. ; Kuroda, Genji Nagasaki Kei Genji. Pictures of Nagasaki in western style. Tokyo: Sogensha, 1932. First edition. 140 Pages, 77 photographs mostly in black and white, a few in colour. Text in Japanese. Limited edition of 500 copies. A very interesting and early publication on Nagasaki prints and paintings, printed 7 years before James Mody published his outstanding work on the same subject. A useful reference in regard to the works portrayed that may not be published in other books. Quite scarce! ; French, Cal Through Closed Doors: Western Influence on Japanese Art 1639 – 1853. Rochester: AAMSF, 1977. First edition. 173 Pages, 13 colour and 78 black white illustrations, bibliography. Exhibition organized by Cal French, Tadashi Sugase and Kiichi Usui held at the Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Univ. of Michigan Museum of Art, Denver Art Museum, and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco."



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