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5.2 x 7.5"
The Ideals of the East
With Special Reference to the Art of Japan
An exploration of the roots of beauty in Japanese aesthetics.
Written by the foremost authority of the era on Oriental archeology and art, this extremely influential book offers a brief but concise introduction to Asian art. First published in 1883, it responded to a vogue in Western culture for a growing awareness and appreciation of Japanese artistic expressions of beauty and philosophy—a perspective that remains fresh and valid.