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  • Sesshu's Long Scrollby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 2.95

    Sesshu's Long Sroll is the masterwork of the 15th-century Japanese artist, Susshuconsidered by many Japanese to be their greatest. Famed not only as a painter but also as a Zen priest and a great traveler, Sesshu found inspiration for his wonderful landscapes both in China and Japan. This magnificent scroll, which pictures the procession of the... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.95

    This unique Japanese art book shows step-by-step how a Japanese woodblock prints are produced in layers. Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its... more...

  • The Seven Lucky Gods of Japanby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.95

    This Japanese Shinto book profiles each of the "Seven Luck Gods"?important deities in Japanese culture. The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan are a group of deities whose origins stem from Indian, Chinese, and indigenous Japanese gods of fortune. Not all of the gods are mythical beings. One of them is an actual historical person. Each of the seven gods... more...

  • Japanese Screens in Miniatureby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Japanese Screens in Miniature is a collection of six of Japan's masterpieces reproduced as actual miniature screens, with an introduction to this most colorful, exuberant, and decorative aspects of the Golden Age of Japanese art. The development of the Japanese screen as an ant form in the Momoyama period (1575-1615) presents a fascinating example... more...

  • Painted Fans of Japanby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 8.95

    Noh Fans are an essential element element of Japanese theater and this collection of fans is a rare example of this fine Japanese art. The chief purpose of Painted Fans of Japan is to present for Westerners some of the gorgeous paintings found on fans used in the traditional Japanese Non drama. Painting as limited to conform to the fan shape... more...

  • The Japanese Fortune Calendarby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 1979; US$ 6.95

    This guide to the Japanese zodiac gives a complete explanation of all 12 animal years. Like people of the West, Eastern people have a zodiac. Unlike that of the West, however, the Eastern system has a cycle of twelve years instead of months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influence... more...

  • A Copybook for Japanese Ink - Paintingby Reiko Chiba; Shutei Ota

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    A Copybook for Japanese Ink Painting is designed for artists who are eager to find a new outlet for his talents. The paintings are the work of Shutei Ota, an artist who has had a long career of introducing Japanese ink-painting to Westerners. As a teacher, she has found the language barrier to be no handicap. She teaches by showing, by example,... more...

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