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Le Japon Artistique

Le Japon Artistique

Japanese Floral Pattern Design in the Art Nouveau Era

From the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,Introduction by Rachel Saunders


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Celebrating an era of dynamic and creative cross-pollination between Japanese design and European Art Nouveau at theturn of the last century, Le Japon Artistique features stunning floral imagery drawn from a variety of rare books held in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Seldom seen outside the museum context, these lush botanical motifs are as visually enchanting as they are significant in the arc of Japanese art history. This treat for art and design lovers is the perfect pick for springtime gift giving.

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Size: 9-3/4 x 6-1/2 in;
Pages: 128 pp;
100 color images with metallic details, traditional Chinese bookbinding
Format: Hardcover
Publication: April 2011
ISBN: 9780811872768
ISBN10: 811872769
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is home to one of the most extensive collections of Japanese art outside Japan.

Rachel Saunders is curatorial research associate of Asian, Oceanic, and African art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.