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Third Gender : Beautiful Youth in Japanese Edo-period Prints (1600-1868) (Paperback) (Joshua S. Mostow &

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This color-illustrated art coffee table book highlights items in the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum, home to the largest collection of Japanese art in Canada. The book features 100 works of art, many woodblock prints and illustrated books, by both well-known and less-known artists of the Edo period Japan, representing wakashu, beautiful male youth who were desired by both men and women. In addition to color art on every page (many full page), the book offers essays on artists, styles, and themes of the period, plus an introduction to the Edo period as a whole. The book also gives advice on how to spot a wakashu in art of the period. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 215.0
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques / Printmaking
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Joshua S. Mostow & Asato Ikeda
Language: English
Street Date: May 3, 2016
TCIN: 51054732
UPC: 9780888545145
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-1408

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