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  • Ukiyo-eby Frederick Harris

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95

    Ukiyo-e ("pictures of the floating world") is an art form that originated in the metropolitan culture of Edo (Tokyo) in the early seventeenth century and involved collaboration between artist, carver, printer and publisher. Printed on fragile paper using a technique of woodcut or woodblock printing, the early black and white designs soon gave way... more...

  • The Modern Japanese Printby James A. Michener

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95

    Originally published in 1962 in a limited edition of 475 copies, The Modern Japanese Print—An Appreciation soon became a collector's item. Included in the folio-sized volume were ten original woodblock prints by contemporary Japanese artists. The idea for this unique presentation had originated with James Michener who hoped to assist this little... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Through his elegant brush paintings and masterful woodblocks, Katsushika Hokusai (1760?1849) became one of Japan?s most internationally-renowned artists. A master of Ukiyo-e art, he single-handedly transformed the art form from a simple style focused on courtesans and famous actors into a grander style depicting the beauty of nature seen through landscapes... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    À travers ses peintures élégantes et ses estampes sur bois sublimes, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) est devenu l?un des artistes japonais les plus reconnu au monde. D?un style simple, mettant en scène des courtisanes et des acteurs célèbres, Hokusai a transformé l?art ukiyo-e en un style élaboré dépeignant la beauté de la nature au travers des représentations... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) ist mit seinen eleganten Gemälden und meisterhaften Holzschnitten der international renommierteste Künstler Japans. Als ein Meister der Ukiyo-e-Kunst transferierte er alleine diese Kunstform von einem einfachen, auf Abbildungen von Kurtisanen und berühmten Schauspielern fokussierten Stil zu einem gehobeneren Stil, der... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Without a doubt, Katsushika Hokusai is the most famous Japanese artist since the middle of the nineteenth century whose art is known to the Western world. Reflecting the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation, the works of Hokusai - one of the first Japanese artists to emerge in Europe - greatly influenced the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    Katsushika Hokusai est sans doute l?artiste japonais le plus connu en Occident, et ce, depuis le milieu du XIXe siècle. Reflet de l?expression artistique d?une civilisation isolée, les ?uvres de Hokusai, qui furent parmi les premières en provenance du Japon à émerger en Europe, influencèrent particulièrement les peintres impressionnistes et post-impressionnistes,... more...

  • Hokusaiby C.J. Holmes

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Katsushika Hokusai est sans doute l?artiste japonais le plus connu en Occident, et ce, depuis le milieu du XIXe siècle. Reflet de l?expression artistique d?une civilisation isolée, les ?uvres de Hokusai, qui furent parmi les premières en provenance du Japon à émerger en Europe, influencèrent particulièrement les peintres impressionnistes et post-impressionnistes,... more...

  • Japanese Woodblock Printsby Andreas Marks; Stephen Addiss

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 49.95

    Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e , are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its development in color are produced by photo-offset from original woodblocks. more...