Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the ...

Feb 27, 2019 · Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection [Janice Katz, Mami Hatayama, T. J. Clark, Takako Murata, Helen Nagata, Seiji Nagata, Jenny Preston, Sara Sumpter, Tanya Uyeda] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the 17th through the 19th century, artists in Kyoto and Edo (now Tokyo) captured the metropolitan amusements of the …4.3/5(7)…

Ukiyo-e - Wikipedia

The term ukiyo-e translates as "picture[s] of the floating world". Edo (modern Tokyo) became the seat of government for the military dictatorship in the early 17th century. The merchant class at the bottom of the social order benefited most from the city's rapid economic growth.…

An Artist of the Floating World - Wikipedia

An Artist of the Floating World (1986) is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning British author Kazuo Ishiguro. It is set in post-World War II Japan and is narrated by Masuji Ono, an ageing painter, who looks back on his life and how he has lived it. He notices how his once great reputation has faltered since the war and how attitudes towards him and ...Author: Kazuo Ishiguro…