Animal Motifs in Asian Art

An Illustrated Guide to Their Meanings and Aesthetics
Product Number: EB00793481
Released: Dec 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486147307
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

Authoritative reference deals primarily with animal symbolism in Japanese art, with occasional mention of the decorative art of China, India, and Persia. Arranged in the format of a dictionary, the explanatory text is rich with sidelights from literature and legend, while 673 black-and-white illustrations depict dragons, tigers, bats, and other creatures with symbolic significance.

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Author(s): Katherine M. Ball
Original Publish Date: Jul 01, 2014

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