Utamaro and the spectacle of beauty

"One of the most influential artists working in the genre of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world') in late-eighteenth-century Japan, Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) was widely appreciated for his prints of beautiful women. In images showing courtesans, geisha, housewives and others, Utama...

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Main Author: Davis, Julie Nelson, 1963-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 2007.