Hokusai and His Age: Ukiyo-e Painting, Printmaking and Book Illustration in Late Edo Japan (review)

@article{Brown2007HokusaiAH,
  title={Hokusai and His Age: Ukiyo-e Painting, Printmaking and Book Illustration in Late Edo Japan (review)},
  author={K. H. Brown},
  journal={The Journal of Japanese Studies},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={521 - 525}
}
  • K. H. Brown
  • Published 2007
  • History
  • The Journal of Japanese Studies
  • tell the complete story of Daitokuji, and thus Daitokuji, despite its title, is not a comprehensive account of the art and history of the monastery. The episodes he chooses are fascinating, but one does wonder about what he left out— works such as the garden at the Daisen’in subtemple or the program of sliding door paintings at the Jukōin, which he knows particularly well. His readers would have benefited from a more explicit explanation of his choices and a more concerted attempt to tie the… CONTINUE READING