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Wood engraving

  • 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...

  • Gwen Raveratby Frances Spalding

    Random House 2010; US$ 29.10

    'The best of these Darwins is that they are cut out of rock - three taps is enough to convince one how immense is their solidarity.' So wrote Virginia Woolf affectionately of Gwen Raverat, the granddaughter of Charles Darwin. In this first full biography, Frances Spalding looks beyond the artist Gwen Raverat's childhood memoir; Period... more...

  • 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 2011; US$ 5.00

    Si le ravissant « Pays du soleil levant » devait, lors d?une de ces éruptions volcaniques qui le menacent d?extinction, sombrer à jamais dans les profondeurs de l?océan, il continuerait de vivre pour nous à travers le trait magique d?Utagawa Hiroshige. En contemplant ses paysages, les ailes légères de l?imagination nous portent vers un pays d?averses... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hokusaiby Edmond de Goncourt

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    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...

  • 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...