Learn more about Amazon Prime. Plus all the pieces are labelled in English as well as Japanese so you can research the stories a bit if you are so inclined. The modern artistic interpretations of ancient japanese myth are so fantastic and true to the original myths that they could have been painted centuries ago. Softcover This is a great collection of Japanese Shunga – It starts out with the regular men and women in a variety of poses but towards the end there is some stuff that made my eyebrows hit my hairline! Heikegami – Samurai Crabs. Don’t let this one go by the wayside.
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I would venture to say anyone with an interest in myth would be interested in the mythic art surrounding the subject and would fully enjoy the contents of this well constructed and thought out book. Cover to cover photos of dragons, karashishi foo dogs phoenix, cranes, peacocks, baku, tortoise, deities, tigers and heaps more.
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The full page, four-color reproductions are gorgeous and gomineok dual-language acompanying descriptions helpful in understanding the meaning behind the images. English Choose a language for shopping.
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This is the third book in this series of mind blowing reference books. The sculptures provide nice clean lines and movement imperative to rendering crisp Japanese imagery.
Looking forward to more from Gomineko Press. Wrapped in fashion from the 20’s and 30’s his ladies are wonderfully dated and presented. He has such great tecnique for creating soft thoughtful Japanese faces From Evil Creatures to Sacred Beings. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. A must have for the avid collector and well worth the asking price.
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