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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From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Hokusai manga (Hokusai Sketchbooks)

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Kevin Arban rated it zketchbooks liked it Apr 28, Part of the preface reads: Charles E Tuttle Company, He had the left hand side of the diptych printed with the offset lithography process used for almost all other pages in the book.

Jessica rated it it was amazing Feb 04, I will return to dip into this occasionally.

Lists with This Book. Steve Cavrak rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Yelena Nikitina rated it it was amazing Sep 07, 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.


This specific collection contains artwork that Michener considered most significant from the 15 volumes of the Hokusai Manga. Comes in a Very Good printed slipcase with light shelf wear and soiling. Chris Feldman rated nokusai it was amazing Jul 28, In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

This book offers a collection of artwork that Michener considers most significant from the Hokusai Manga, 15 volumes of woodblock print James Michener, well know for 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.

He is an art enthusiast, but not a trained art historian, so I would recommend supplementing this with other reading. Cameron rated it it was amazing Jul 31, The book was bound with both edges in the stiched edge and the folded edge the one that the reader turned. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Hard covers with red and purple cloth covered boards and printed dust jacket.


The Hokusai Sketchbooks

The Art of Star Wars: Lance The rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The original manga came out as a series of 15 volumes.

Grand Hokisai of Adventure: In fact, some of his activities, like reading Western books, were illegal. 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. The commentary is interesting partly because it is historical in itself, written in Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business!

Showing best matches Show all copies. The manga were so popular that they were reprinted sketchboois times, and the designs eventually had to be recut because the original blocks got worn out. Carman Judd rated it liked it Jan 05, My favorite are plates which represents 5 people caught up in a sudden windstorm.

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