By Hans Ludwig C Jaffe
The richly assorted illustrations are all in color—over 1000 of them, with many full-page plates displaying works of paramount value and curiosity. the foremost epochs, faculties, and forms of Western and japanese portray are represented in work of art, illuminations, adorned vessels, mosaics, panel work, and scrolls. lots of the examples were selected to offer a clean and unhackneyed choice, and a few of the works are just about inaccessible to the standard art-loving vacationer.
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