Art, Life and Nature in Japan
. Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1973.
A discussion of the Japanese view of art as part of every aspect of life.
Binyon, Laurence and J.J. O’Brien Sexton:
Japanese Colour Prints
. Boston: Boston Book and Art Shop, 1960.
A discussion of the
print that contains prints of censor seals, actors’ mon, and publishers’ seals and trademarks.
Catalogue of Slide Sets 1981-1982
. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
A guide to the collections of the museum of Fine Arts, Boston that contains a fine collection of Japanese
prints, as well as work of Impressionistic artists to be purchased as slides.
. New York: Praeger, 1969.
A valuable overview of the life and work of Toulouse-Lautrec with many small color and black and white prints.
Hanson, Lawrence and Elisabeth.
The Tragic Life of Toulouse-Lautrec
. New York: Random House, 1956.
A biographic study of Toulouse-Lautrec’s life that includes a discussion of the people who became subjects of his art.
Japoniese: Japanese Influence on French Art 1854-1910.
Catalog of an exhibition shown at The Cleveland Museum of Art, July 9-August 31, 1975. Rutland Vermont and Tokyo, Japan: 1975.
A detailed discussion of the influence of Japanese art upon French artists with an extensive collection of black and white prints.
The Japanese Discovery of Europe 1720-1830
. Stamford, California: Stamford UniversityPress, 1969.
A discussion of how European science, history and writing reached Japan during its isolation from the West.
Michener, James A.
The Floating World.
New York: Random House, 1954.
A very readable and informative discussion of the
Myers, Bernard S.
Modern Art in the Making
. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1959.
An art history that emphasizes the development of Western art from the nineteenth century.
Reff, Theodore. Degas:
The Artist’s Mind
. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Harper and Row, 1976.
A discussion of Degas’ style and techniques.
Sansom, George B.
The Western World and Japan. A study in the
Interaction of European and Asiatic Cultures
. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950.
An extremely valuable source book in Japanese history from the early seventeenth century.
Smith, Bradley. Japan:
A History in Art.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964.
A broad view of Japanese history that is developed through its art.
Major Themes in Japanese Art
. New York: Weatherhill Heibonsha, 1976. Vol 1—The Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art.
Contains a discussion of concepts in Japanese art over an extensive time period.