Kingyo : the artistry of Japanese goldfish

ISBN: 4770023030, 9784770023032
OCLC Number: 820921542
Material Type: Nonfiction, Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Kanoko Okamoto, Kazuya Takaoka, Sachiko Kuru
Translator: J. Keith Vincent
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication Place: Tokyo, New York
English Publication Date: 2004
Notes: Includes the novella "A riot of goldfish" (Kingyo ryoran) by Kanoko Okamoto, translated by J. Keith Vincent.
Abstract: This book is a highly unique art book that reveals goldfish both as an element of Japanese culture and as an influential design motif over the last 500 years.