On the laws of Japanese painting : an introduction to the study of the art of Japan / by Henry P. Bowie, with prefatory remarks by Iwaya Sazanami and Hirai Kinza.

San Francisco : P. Elder and Company, 1911.

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Creator Bowie, Henry P., d. 1920.
Iwaya, Sazanami, 1870-1933.
Hirai, Kinz d. 1936.
Title On the laws of Japanese painting : an introduction to the study of the art of Japan / by Henry P. Bowie, with prefatory remarks by Iwaya Sazanami and Hirai Kinza.
Published San Francisco : P. Elder and Company, 1911.
Identifier onlawsofjapanese00bowiuoft
Subject Painting, Japanese.
Notes 3 p.l., v-xv p., 2 l., 3-117 p., 1 l., : ill., plates ; 22 cm.
"Illustrations from paintings especially executed for the author, by a number of distinguished artists of Japan, explanatory drawings by Shimada Sekko."
Plates I to VIII accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress; plate IX to LXVI, printed on both sides and accompanied by 9 leaves with descriptive letterpress.
Robert Holmes Collection.
Personal experiences.--Art in Japan.--Laws for use of brush and materials.--Laws governing conception and execution.--Canons of the aesthetics in painting.--Subjects for Japanese painting (gwa dai)--Signatures and seals (rakkwan and in)--Explanation of headbands.
Language English
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Contributor University of Toronto
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