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Wood engraving

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The art of the Ukiyo-e reflected the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation which, when it became accessible to the West, significantly influenced a number of European artists. The three masters of Ukiyo-e, Hokusai, Utamaro and Hiroshige, are united here for the first time to create a true reference on Japanese art. The three masters rank... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    El arte del Ukiyo-e es la expresión artística de una civilización aislada que, cuando se convirtió en algo accesible para Occidente, influyó de manera significativa a un gran número de artistas europeos. Los tres maestros de este género: Hokusai, Utamaro e Hiroshige, se reúnen aquí por primera vez generando un verdadero marco de referencia del arte... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Mikhail Uspensky

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Wenn das Land der aufgehenden Sonne in einem der häufigen Erdbeben für immer im Meer versinken sollte, würde es durch den magischen Pinsel Hiroshiges für uns dennoch fortleben. Wenn wir seine Landschaften betrachten, trägt uns unsere Fantasie in ein Land der Regenschauer und der Sonnenuntergänge, in ein Märchenreich, in dem in tausend Prismen... more...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Katsushika Hokusai ist ohne Zweifel der seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts im Westen berühmteste Künstler Japans. Die Werke Hokusais spiegeln die künstlerischen Ausdrucksformen einer isolierten Kultur wider. Gleichzeitig war er einer der ersten japanischen Künstler, der in Europa Bekanntheit erlangte und großen Einfluss auf impressionistische... more...

  • Botanical Printsby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 4.39

    The earliest botanical illustrations are found inancient herbals—practical works of knowledge, written to pass on crucial information about how to heal the sick. Around the time of the Renaissance, however, flowers began to be more generally appreciated for their beauty, so talented artists set about capturing their magic. Botanical illustration... more...

  • Hiroshigeby Sandra Forty

    TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99

    Ando Hiroshige is considered by many as the last of the great creative masters of the traditional Japanese woodblock print. His skill has won him worldwide fame and artistic influence, along with his contemporary, Katsushika Hokusai. Both artists widened the range of subjects they covered to encompass every aspect of life in Japan’s Edo period.... more...

  • Modern Japanese Prints: An Art Rebornby Oliver Statler; James A. Michener

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95

    Western art-lovers and students of the Orient have long championed the glories of traditional Japanese art. Almost unknown to the West, however, a relatively new and most active school of Japanese artists has for three generations been turning out some of the most exciting work to appear on the world's artistic horizon in many years?the modern Japanese... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...