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McKelway, Matthew P
Silver wind : the arts of Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828) / Matthew P. McKelway
Alternate Title Arts of Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828)
New York : Japan Society ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2012
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 4th Floor  N7359.S344 A4 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Sakai, Hōitsu, 1761-1828 -- Exhibitions
Subject(s) Sōtatsu-Kōrin School -- Exhibitions
Painting, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Exhibitions
Ink painting, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Exhibitions
Physical Description 191 p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 26 cm
Note Accompanies the exhibition presented at Japan Society Gallery, New York, Sept. 29, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187)
Summary "Sakai Hōitsu was one of the most prominent painters of late 18th- and early 19th-century Japan, known for technical bravura, arresting compositions, and striking use of color. After becoming a Buddhist monk, Hōitsu was able to dedicate himself to painting, establishing a studio and studying the work of Ogata Kōrin (1658-1716). Hōitsu successfully revived the earlier artist's style, which later came to be known as Rimpa, "the school of Kōrin." The first book in English to focus exclusively on the work of this important artist, Silver Wind examines fifty-eight of Hōitsu's works and those of his predecessors and artistic heirs, ranging from scrolls and screens to fans, lacquer, and woodblock-printed books. Accompanying essays explore Hōitsu's discovery and reinterpretation of Kōrin's artistic legacy; the aesthetics of the Rimpa style; and the career of Suzuki Kiitsu, his leading student."--Publisher's website
Contents Sakai Hōitsu and the discovery of Ogata Kōrin / Matthew P. McKelway -- Suzuki Kiitsu / Yasumura Toshinobu -- The aesthetics of Edo Japan / Kobayashi Tadashi -- Catalogue -- Appendix: Sakai Hōitsu's letters / Matthew P. McKelway
NOTE 523378
Alternate Author Sakai, Hōitsu, 1761-1828
Japan Society (New York, N.Y.). Gallery

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