Tag Archives: Edo Japan

Displaying Votive Paintings in Edo Japan

A review of Ema: Display Practices of Edo Period Votive Paintings, by Hilary Katherine Snow. This dissertation by Hilary K. Snow examines the diversity of…

Sharebon, the Demimonde & Edo Aesthetics

A review of Sharebon and the Courtesans: A Phase of Edo Aesthetics as the Dispersal of Ideology, by Nahoko Fukushima. The aesthetics Fukushima finds in…