Synopses & Reviews
Celebrating an era of dynamic and creative cross-pollination between Japanese design and European Art Nouveau at theturn of the last century, Le Japon Artistique features stunning floral imagery drawn from a variety of rare books held in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Seldom seen outside the museum context, these lush botanical motifs are as visually enchanting as they are significant in the arc of Japanese art history. This treat for art and design lovers is the perfect pick for springtime gift giving.
About the Author
Rachel Saunders is curatorial research associate of Asian, Oceanic, and African art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is home to one of the most extensive collections of Japanese art outside Japan.