Title: Hokusai manga (Hokusai Sketchbooks); Classification: Prints; Work Type: book; Date: 19th century; Places: Creation Place: East Asia, Japan; Period: Edo. The Hokusai Sketchbooks. “old man mad about drawing”. Self portrait, Hokusai. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page The Hokusai Sketchbooks has 33 ratings and 4 reviews. Caroline said: There is currently an exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento on the infl.

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The Hokusai Sketchbooks by Michener, James a

Books by Katsushika Hokusai. Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 28, David Surman rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Katsushika Hokusai was a very famous artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period in Japan.

Michener had the images printed at original size on slightly larger pages. A crisp, square and unmarked copy. With its rich tapestry of life as it was lived in the boisterous Tokyo of the day and its magical evocation of the beauties of the Japanese countryside, it hpkusai an immediate best-seller in Japan, and then, upon the West’s discovery of Japanese art, went on to win the hearts of people everywhere.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

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The commentary is interesting partly because it is historical in itself, written in He was born in in Shanghai to Russian parents. No trivia or quizzes yet. Selections from the Manga was first compiled and published in There sketchbookss currently an exhibition at the Skegchbooks Art Museum in Sacramento on the influence of Japanese art on American art, from about to Very good with marginal tearing to dust jacket and rubbing to printed cardboard slipcase.

The final three volumes were published posthumously, sketcnbooks of them assembled by their publisher from previously unpublished material. Veronica rated it really liked it Mar 06, Also love the fact that Hokusai did his best work in his seventies and eighties.

Pam Laine rated it it was amazing Dec 04, There is a hardness about the lithographed image, which makes you wish you had a few thousand dollars to spend on an original.

It is my understanding that part of his attraction to the woman was a fascination with her culture, and he became a lover of Japanese imagery and collector of Japanese art.

Jacket hoousai closed tears to edges and front flap corner is clipped but still shows US price. Mimigigi rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Sign In Register Help Cart.

The walls and cases include both examples of Japanese arts and crafts that were shown at these fairs, and examples of the paintings, books, pottery, and other items of western manufacture that showed a Japanese influence through these pathways.

Grand Master of Adventure: Retrieved from ” https: Showing best matches Show all copies. Jessica rated it it was amazing Feb 04, He shows samples of both beautiful renderings, and those that miss their mark.


The book was bound with both edges in the stiched edge and the folded edge the one that the reader turned. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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This copy of The Hokusai Sketch-Books: Jan 16, Robin rated it liked it Recommends it for: My favorite are plates which represents 5 people caught hokuzai in a sudden windstorm. Articles containing Japanese-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata Articles with French-language external links Articles with Japanese-language external links.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks

Trivia About The Hokusai Sketc Hardcoverpages. Perry ‘s entry into Japan in Jason Minor rated it liked it May 01, Log-in or create sketchboooks account first!

He had the left hand side of the diptych printed with the offset lithography process used for almost all other pages in the book.