The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

The Life of Animals in Japanese

A sweeping exploration of animals in Japanese art and culture across sixteen centuriesFew countries have devoted as much artistic energy to the depiction of animal life as Japan. Drawing upon the country’s unique spiritual heritage, rich literary traditions, and currents in popular culture, Japanese artists have long expressed admiration for animals in sculpture, painting, lacquerwork, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, and woodblock prints. Real and fantastic creatures are meticulously and beautifully rendered, often with humor and whimsy. This beautiful book celebrates this diverse range of work, from ancient fifth-century clay sculpture to contemporary pieces.The catalog is organized into themes, including the twelve animals of the Japanese zodiac; animals in Shinto and Buddhism; animals and samurai; land animals, winged creatures, and creatures of the river and sea; and animals in works of humor and parody.Contributors address such issues as how animals are represented in Japanese folklore, myth, religion, poetry, literature, and drama; the practice of Japanese painting; and the relationship between Japanese painters and scientific study.Featuring some 300 masterpieces from public and private collections, many published for the first time, The Life of Animals in Japanese Art is...

  • ASIN: 0691191166

Tawaraken Fuwaitchichi, Akitainu, Cream dog, BIG Plush Stuffed Animals, 40~45cm, Imported from Japan

Tawaraken Fuwaitchichi, Akitainu, Cream dog, BIG Plush Stuffed

  • Color: Beige
  • Brand: Tawaraken
  • ASIN: B06XKRVP6F

The Cats and the Bunny

The Cats and the

  • ASIN: B07NZR7DHG

Girl`s Japan Animal Cosplay Short Skirt Play up Costumes Skirts (L,Dark Brown)

Girl`s Japan Animal Cosplay Short Skirt Play up

Simply designed skirt is basic but stylish,Lovely skirt for school and play.perfect compliment to a Girl Scout Cadette/Senior/Ambassador/Back to school season uniform , Alaso it can fit for many other occasions: scooters play ,halloween ,christmas and so on. As the material is high quality ,the fabric is a bit heavier, Wrinkle resistant, it can be washed well and pleats don't come out

  • Color: Dark Brown
  • Brand: Beautifulfashionlife
  • ASIN: B074V4M592
  • UPC: 601593237875

Oshaberi Doubutsu Talking Animal Ball (Rabbit)

Oshaberi Doubutsu Talking Animal Ball

Oshaberi Doubutsu Talking Animal Ball

  • Color: One
  • Brand: Sunsmile
  • ASIN: B00BCGHUD6
  • UPC: 772223948895

Japan Oshaberi Doubutsu Talking Animal Jabber Ball by Sankyo Toys - Borukuma Stress Relievers Squishy Ball - Purple Dog

Japan Oshaberi Doubutsu Talking Animal Jabber Ball by

MADE IN USA - our hemp chews are made by strictly following the highest manufacturing standards in the world (GMP & BCR). This product contains NO SOY, NO CORN, NO DAIRY, NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORING, NO PRESERVATIVES, NO SUGAR, NO HORMONES. Only highest quality natural ingredients for health hip and joints.

  • Color: oh396
  • Brand: Sentas
  • ASIN: B0754ZGM9M
  • UPC: 689483254683

Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori [Japan Import]

Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori [Japan

Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori Japanese Format (NTSC-J). Box,package,

  • Brand: Nintendo
  • ASIN: B0094E58C8

amiibo lower branch [Summer] (Animal Crossing)Japan Ver.

amiibo lower branch [Summer] (Animal Crossing)Japan

  • Brand: Nintendo
  • ASIN: B01AWB710I

Felt Friends from Japan: 86 Super-cute Toys and Accessories to Make Yourself

Felt Friends from Japan: 86 Super-cute Toys and

Felt Friends from Japan is a treasure trove of delightful felt projects — 86 in all — including not just adorable soft toys, but also coin purses, bags, cell phone holders, badges, and flowers. Author Naomi Tabatha has gone for a retro feel, capturing the style she remembers from her childhood in Japan during the 1960s and 1970s. Here are Mini-mascot Buddies like Mom and Baby Kitty Cats, Little Elephants, Cheeky Monkey, Croaky Frog, Droopy-eared Dog, and Cuddly Koala; Soft Toys like Brown Bear, Rika the Rabbit, and Little Red Hood; Purrcy Pussycat and Mr. Sausage Dog, the Tabletop Duo; Forest Friends named Fumiko Fawn and Little Rabbit; and the Beret Buddies, Miki the Monkey and Pao the Elephant. Also included are Cute ‘n’ Fun Accessories like the Frog Coin Purse, the Sausage Dog Pencil Case and the Little Bear Card CaseEvery project features clear step-by-step instructions accompanied by beautiful, full-color photographs and cut-out patterns; and an explanatory section covers the basic stitches and techniques used. Everything is hand-sewn and requires only felt and a needle-and-thread. Simple enough for crafters ranging in age from about 10 years old to adult, the book is sure to please anyone who loves creating cute things from felt.

  • ASIN: 1568363877

LivHeart Premium NemuNemu Animals Hug Pillow Stuffed Animal Soft Plush Marshmallow Bolster with Cooler for Summer Japan Import W45xD12xH12cm Shiba-Inu Dog 68111-44

LivHeart Premium NemuNemu Animals Hug Pillow Stuffed Animal

【Nemuname Animals Japon】 Cool Mini Cushion Nemunemu appeared in Japan's characteristic design! Yuzu Mikeniko and Kotaro of Shiba Inu have become a mini cushion in the appearance that seems to be summer! There is a pocket in the stomach, and it cools down with the included cool gel. Mizuko Yuzu is a festive mood with goldfish and yoyos. Shiba Inu Kotaro is in a festive mood with fireworks. We will revitalize Japan's summer! !

  • Color: Navy
  • Brand: LivHeart
  • ASIN: B07QM8HWB3
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