Exhibition catalogue, introduction and entries by Teresa Canepa, articles by Alexandra Curvelo, Christian J.A.Jörg, Pedro Cancela de Abreu, Miho Kitagawa; This impressive catalogue explores 48 exceptional pieces of namban art made for Western markets. Many of the namban objects discussed are of important historical relevance. They illustrate the short, but eventfull period of the Western presence in Japan. Several are previously unrecorded. This catalogue won the ArtWorldDealers 2008 Award in the category of ‘Antiques & Works of Art’ at the European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) Maastricht in 2008.
Published by Jorge Welsh Books, London and Lisbon, January, 2008
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