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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Add to Wishlist Add to Cart. BBC Radio 4, broadcast Soutrik rated it it was amazing Aug 05, THE authority on Hokusai. Jessica rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Boris rated it liked it Apr 29, The original manga came out as a series of 15 volumes. He went on to cofound the San Francisco chapter of the AIGA, including serving a nine-year board position as design historian.

Depth Chargz rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Michener had the images printed at original size on slightly larger pages. Small tear at sketcbooks corner of dj. In fact, some of his activities, like reading Western books, were illegal.

With one two-page diptych he illustrated the difference between the technology of the original and the way he had to produce his book. This edition also includes all of the original forwards written by various artists and writers for each of the fifteen volumes as they were issued.


Thank you for supporting our small, sketcgbooks business! This autumn the master [Hokusai] happened to visit the Western Province and stopped over at our city [Nagoya].

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Published December 15th by C. A crisp, square and unmarked copy. Steve Cavrak rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Return to Book Page. Perry ‘s entry into Japan in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hokusai manga. Sign up to receive offers and updates: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Then go back and read the text. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. Block-printed in three colours black, gray and pale fleshthe Manga comprise literally thousands of images in 15 volumes, the first published inwhen the artist was 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.

There are many images that show an understanding of human nature and daily life, its humor and ups and downs, that still amuse or inform. Aug 08, Sylvester rated it liked it Sketfhbooks There is a rip to the inner cover of the dust jacket. James Michener, well know hokusaj his historical fiction, was also an aficionado of Japanese culture and art, marrying, as he did, a Japanese woman after WWII, when such unions were controversial.


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Open Preview See a Problem? Archiv Zur Beschreibung von Japon in Hard covers with red and purple cloth covered sketchbools and printed dust jacket.

He shows samples of both beautiful renderings, and those that miss their mark. Refresh and try again.

Katsushika Hokusai was a very famous artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period in Japan. He came to the United States when he was just 12 years old.

Midway Used and Rare Books Published: May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Also love the fact that Hokusai did his best work in his seventies and eighties. Adam Janusz rated it it was amazing Sep 08, The Art of Tennessee Loveless: Comes in a Very Good printed slipcase with light shelf wear and soiling. He is an art enthusiast, but not a trained art historian, so I would recommend supplementing this with other reading. Be the first to ask a question about The Hokusai Sketchbooks.