Lectures at Osaka University of Arts

Author: H.I.H. Princess Hisako of Takamado
Contributing photographer: Gilles Lorin
Publisher: Osaka University of Arts
Size: 22 cm × 31 cm, 127 pages with color illustrations, text in Japanese, hard cover in perfect binding, France, 2013-2016. ISBN: 978-4-9901674-2-4

Princess Takamado discusses and gives insights into a wide range of topics with many examples: the Japanese unique culture of netsuke and how it can be passed onto the next generation; the necessity of academic studies of netsuke; various approaches to netsuke from music, books, etc.; and suggestions to video the netsuke-carving techniques of artists. This will be the final publication of the lecture series was published in 2016.