Handbook of Japanese Art
Lilly: N7350 .T73 1976
Chronological table of Japanese art
Lilly: N7350 .Y298 1981
A chronology of art developments (including museum openings) alongside historical events in Japan and China from 501 AD to 1980. Provides a chart comparing cultural and historical period divisions, an index of personal names, a list of owners and collectors and an index of art works.
Japanese art signatures : a handbook and practical guide
Lilly Ref: N7358 .S454 1987
This resource makes it possible to decipher and correctly read the names and common adjuncts to signatures such as dates and age of an artist even with no formal training in the Japanese language. It covers over 1,600 Chinese characters, and provides a catalog of over 11,000 names used by artists and craftsmen, and a lexicon of character variations. Includes a bibliography, index, and special section devoted to woodblock prints.
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