[Victorian]. Hosley, William.
The Japan Idea: Art and Life in Victorian America.
Quarto, pp 211, with index. Color plates and b/w illustrations. Black free end papers. A copy from "The Old House Journal" Reference Library.
Published to accompany an exhibition in 1990 at the Wadsworth, this books shows the connections between Japan and America, dating back to the centennial exhibition in Philadelphia, held in 1876. Japanese woodblock prints, cloisonne, lacquer and porcelain designs were adapted into American art work, greeting cards, furnishings and crafts. For those designers, art-lovers, and artists interested in these cultural influences this book is essential!
Edition: First edition
Binding: Color Pictorial Wraps, black, white, red
Condition: Near Fine in Wraps
Book Id: 16821