京伝作品における異国意匠の取材源:―京伝の交遊に注目して― [in Japanese] Santō-Kyōden's Exotic Representations:His Association with the Dilettantes in Foreign Articles [in Japanese]
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Santō-Kyōden, artist and writer of the Edo Period, is known for his exoticism which was cultivated under the sophisticated influence of his acquaintances. Indeed his knowledge of other cultures came partly from <i>Sekiji-jō</i>, the collection of foreign advertisements and illustrations by Morishima-Chūryō. Some items in the collection were presented by Ōta-Nampo and Kondō-Jūzō who played a central role in the group of connoisseurs in foreign artifacts. Ōta and Kondō also invited Kyōden, a member of the group, to the display of imported vessels which they brought from Nagasaki. Thus stimulated by his association with those dilettantes, Kyōden created his works laden with exotic taste.
- Kinsei Bungei
Kinsei Bungei 104(0), 101-115, 2016