Development of Western realism in Japan.
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Published by s.n. in [Japan? .
Written in English


  • Realism in art -- Japan -- History.,
  • Art, Japanese -- European influences.

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Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsTōkyō Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18373279M

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