French term used to describe a range of European borrowings from Japanese art. It was coined in 1872 by the French critic, collector and printmaker Philippe Burty ‘to designate a new field of study—artistic, historic and ethnographic’, encompassing decorative objects with Japanese designs (similar to 18th-century ...
Arlette P. Kouwenhoven
Japanese printmaker and textile dyer. He graduated from the Kawabata School of Fine Arts in 1923 and later studied under