Tokyo: Sanseido and Company, 1936.
Carefully planned study of Japanese art demonstrating the stylistic changes through time of painting, bronze and wood sculpture, metalwork, textiles, ceramics, lacquer, architecture etcetera. The book is divided into two parts; the first providing a detailed overview of the history of Japanese art practices, the second acting as a guide to specific works and temples in existence at the time of publication.
Noritake Tsuda was a lecturer in Fine Arts at New York University.
Octavo, 525pp, 10 plates in full colour and 345 additional black & white reproductions; publishers red cloth, a near-fine copy.
Price (AUD): $80.00 other currencies