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First version. Endpapers eastern sort paper. Frontispiece folk-style map of Japan. desk of contents, checklist of illustrations, preface by way of Soetsu Yanagi, acknowledgments, index. a hundred and ten black and white gravure plates and 18 colour plates. backbone and finish of entrance covers light. 168 pages. fabric, airborne dirt and dust jacket. rectangular 8vo..

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Vase, via Kanjiro Kawai 109 14. Tea bowl, via Shoji Hamada a hundred and fifteen 15. Plate, by means of Kanjiro Kawai 129 sixteen. Dyed textile, by way of Keisuke Serizawa 139 17. Woodblock prints, "Great Disciples of Buddha," through Shiko Munakata 149 18. Woodblock print, "Lotus Sutra," through Shiko Munakata a hundred and fifty five gravure plates 1-4. consultant people artwork from web page 29 5-31. Pottery 36 32-44. Baskets and comparable gadgets sixty six 45-60. Lacquer Ware, Woodenware, Metalwork seventy eight 61-73. Toys ninety one 74-79. Textiles 111 80-86. portray and Sculpture 124 87-98. Peasant homes 134 99-110. modern Folk-Art items 151 preface by way of soetsu yanagi the writer of the current quantity, Professor Hugo Munsterberg, majored in some distance jap artwork at Harvard college and whereas there studied lower than the overdue Langdon Warner. this can be one of many purposes which led to the writing of this ebook. Professor Warner in his celebrated paintings the iconic paintings of Japan integrated a bankruptcy on "Folk and conventional Art," a particularly awesome addition, simply because until eventually that point no different ancient therapy of the topic had contained such fabric approximately folks paintings. the writer of the current quantity, being a former scholar of Professor Warner's, has hence obtained the appropriate education for writing a monograph on jap people artwork. Dr. Munsterberg has been assisted not just through a four-year remain in Japan, which gave him a chance for "direct, own commentary, but in addition by way of the encouragement of Dr. Hachiro Yuasa, president of overseas Christian college, the place the writer has been instructing, for Dr. Yuasa himself has lengthy been a lover and collector of eastern folks paintings. lately there was a amazing elevate of curiosity at the a part of Europeans and american citizens within the people paintings of Japan, yet there was no appropriate paintings written in English to correspond to this curiosity. as a result, the current quantity will surely be welcomed via many folks and may for a while to return be stated because the such a lot authoritative paintings within the box. This publication offers a good advent to each element of Japan's important folks arts, specifically their current prestige. The textual content has a variety, extending from an introductory dialogue of what constitutes people artwork to an account of the folk-art stream now flourishing in Japan. it really is" good offered and good prepared, this sort of booklet to maintain shut to hand for prepared reference, and its wealth of illustrations may still make it of curiosity to lots of readers. the writer already has to his credits numerous courses facing the artwork of the a long way East and is, for this reason, good built to deal with the topic he treats within the current quantity. The flavor and the esteem which the japanese humans have for the productions of people artwork have their beginnings within the first tea masters, and accordingly take us again a few 400 years. many of the tea vessels which those males prized so hugely have been folk-art items. the concept that of the great thing about those tea items is often expressed via the notice "tastefulness" (shibusa), including principles of simplicity, quietude, propriety, spontaneity, and so on, and holds the wonderful thing about nature and well-being in nice regard.

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