Japanese No Masks: With 300 Illustrations of Authentic Historical Examples

Japanese No Masks: With 300 Illustrations of Authentic Historical Examples

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Author: Friedrich Perzynski | Paperback

120 full-page plates of magnificent, elaborately carved, museum-quality masks worn by actors playing gods, warriors, beautiful women, feudal lords, and supernatural beings. Includes captions.
 
Table of Contents:
Note to the Dover Edition
Introduction
Full-Page Plates
The No Stage and Accessories (Plates I-XIII)
Outstanding Masks, in Historical Sequence of Carvers (Plates XIV-CXXII)
Illustrated Catalog of Mask Types
No. Boys (Figs. 1-7)
No. Young Men (Figs. 8-12)
No. Mature Men (Figs. 13-36)
No. Old Men (Figs. 37-56)
No. Young Girls (Figs. 57 & 58)
No. Young and Mature Women (Figs. 59-80)
No. Old Women (Figs. 81-86)
No. Blind Men (Figs. 87-89)
No. Demons and Monsters (Figs. 90-149)
No. Gods and Sorcerers (Figs. 150-160)
Kyogen (Figs. 161-181)
 

Publisher: Dover Publications | Pub Date: June 17, 2005 | Format: Paperback | Pages: 148 | Dimensions: 0.29" H x 9.22" L x 6.1" W | 0.64 lbs