2008 - Reading Surimono (Catalogue)

2008 - Reading Surimono (Catalogue)

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The Interplay of Text and Image in Japanese Prints

The catalogue illustrates and describes over 300 surimono (privately published deluxe Japanese prints) which were placed on long-term loan to the Museum Rietberg Zurich. This groundbreaking scholarly publication investigates surimono as a hybrid genre combining literature and art.

Edited by John T. Carpenter

1st edition, 2008
hard back
432 pages, over 400 color illustrations
Hotei Publishing
ISBN 978-900416-84-11