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    A Japanese Botanist's 17th Century Sketchbook: Autumn Flowers

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    All Rights Available
    Printed in September 2010

    The long-awaited sequel to the visual book of beautiful botanical paintings by a 17th-century painter
    Featuring a variety of flowers that bloom in fields from summer to autumn, including persimmon, balloon flower, dianthus (“Pink”), morning glory, lotus and more. Botanical sketches created against the backdrop of natural history trends during the Edo Period, Botanical Sketches (in two volumes, “Autumn vol.1” and “Autumn vol.2”) come to life once again in modern times. In addition to the explanations of color names and the coloring sequence, along with information about the plants themselves, line drawings that can be used for coloring and craft patterns are also included.

    Shigekata Kanō was active in late 1600s. Many illustrations originate in Mino (in present-day Gifu Prefecture).

    Kōsuke Karimata is a Japanese painter. In 2007, after completing the doctoral program in Japanese Painting at the Graduate School of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets, Tokyo University of the Arts, Karimata took a Ph.D. He is active in a wide range of areas, from presenting works through solo and group exhibitions, to research, teaching, and writing on conservation and restoration.
    Kosuke Karimata's Website
    • Size:257 x 182mm
    • Pages:260(160 in color)
    • Binding:Softbound
    • ISBN:978-4-89444-836-0 C0072

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