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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He came to the United States when he was just 12 years old. A very nice copy!. Hard covers with red and purple cloth covered boards and printed dust jacket. James Albert Rutland, VT: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. Michener had the images printed at original size on slightly larger pages. Colors are limited to the black, grey and pale pink colors in the originals.

He was born in in Shanghai to Russian parents.

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William rated it liked it Oct 13, Open Preview See a Problem? And there over three hundred sketches of all kinds were made — from immortals, Buddhas, scholars, and women on down to birds, beasts, grasses, and trees, the spirit of each captured fully by the brush. He writes an introduction to each topic, as well as an explanation of what is going on in sketchbloks plate.


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He went on to cofound the San Francisco chapter of the AIGA, including serving a nine-year board position as design historian. He is an art enthusiast, but not a trained art historian, so I would recommend supplementing this with other reading. Very good with marginal tearing to dust sketcchbooks and rubbing to printed cardboard slipcase.

Boris rated it liked it Apr 29, Also love the fact t Not necessarily the best of his work, but as a collection with commentary, very interesting.

What makes Biblio different? He had the left hand side of the diptych printed with the offset lithography process used for almost all other pages in the book. With one two-page diptych he illustrated the difference between the technology of the original and the way he had to produce his book.

Adam Janusz rated it it was amazing Sep 08, The work was an immediate success, and the subsequent volumes soon followed. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hokusai manga.

He does spend quite a bit of time discussing the attitudes of the Japanese themselves toward Hokusai, in particular the way many art collectors at least when he was writing looked askance at such popular, low class art that ignored the precepts and examples of fine Chinese painting.

Then go back and read the text. Find Rare Books Book Value. Depth Chargz rated it skdtchbooks was amazing Apr 02, Soutrik rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Add to Wishlist Add to Cart.


Tuttle Publishing first published December 15th Dorley House Books Published: Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Full silk cloth binding.

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Pam Laine rated it it was amazing Dec 04, Books by Katsushika Hokusai. Both his sense of life and sense of humor are reflected in his art. To ask other readers questions about The Hokusai Sketchbooks hhokusai, please sign up. Price-clipped jacket has a slight bit of soil to spine head.

Shortly after he removed the text and republished it. 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 was 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. Yelena Nikitina rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Also, it is printed in a way that mimics the way the books were originally printed: Selections from the Manga was first compiled and published in