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A Guide to Japanese Art Collections in the UK

A Guide to Japanese Art Collections in the UK
Edited by Gregory Irvine
The Japan Society and Hotei Publishing (2004)
ISBN-10: 9074822746

The many museums and art galleries of the UK are host to a great miscellany of Japanese art. By including detailed maps and an extensive index of towns, subjects and holdings, this guide provides the reader with the necessary information to access some 180 important public collections of art.

The author, Gregory Irvine, curator of the Asian Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum, provides vital information such contact and location details of collections as well as brief histories and how the collections themselves can be viewed by the public.

Also included is an introductory essay outlining when, how and by whom Japanese art has been collected. Including many examples of Japanese art that can no longer be found in Japan, this guide covers public collections of art nationwide and will appeal to anybody interested in Japan’s unique art and culture.

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