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 writes an introduction to each topic, as well as an explanation of what is going on in each plate. Steve Cavrak rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Very good with marginal tearing to dust jacket and rubbing to printed cardboard slipcase.

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The work began to circulate in the West soon after Matthew C. Return to Book Page. He shows samples of both beautiful renderings, and those that miss their mark. Sketcgbooks Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The walls and cases include both examples of Japanese arts and crafts that were shown at these fairs, and examples of the paintings, books, pottery, and other items of western manufacture that showed a Japanese influence through these pathways. This copy of The Hokusai Sketch-Books: Selections from the Manga by Katsushika Hokusai. Jason Minor ssketchbooks it liked it May sketcbhooks, The final volume is considered spurious by some art historians.


This specific collection contains artwork that Michener considered most significant from the 15 volumes of the Hokusai Manga. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

The manga were so popular that they were reprinted many times, and the designs eventually had to be recut because the original blocks got worn out. William rated it liked it Oct 13, The reason I bought this older book with James Michener acting as editor and writer was that I found a blog that claimed it had the best reasonably priced reproductions.

Now in a new mylar cover. Also, it is printed in a way that mimics the way the books were originally printed: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Tuttle Publishing first published December 15th No trivia or quizzes yet. Not necessarily the best of his work, but as a collection with commentary, very interesting.

The final three volumes were published posthumously, two of them assembled by their publisher from previously unpublished material. Michener has distinct likes and dislikes, however, he does not present just his favorites, but compiles sketches that have cultural and artistic significance. Books by Katsushika Hokusai.

Subjects of the sketches include landscapes, flora and fauna, everyday life and the supernatural. V rated it really liked it Aug 17, My favorite are plates which represents 5 people caught up in a sudden windstorm.

Be the first to ask a question about The Hokusai Sketchbooks. April rated it liked it Jan 21, Book is clean tight and unmarked, Please email for photos. Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 28, There is a hardness about the lithographed image, which makes you wish you had a few thousand dollars to spend on an original.

This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat Mimigigi rated it it was amazing Jun 15, But his hokjsai and landscapes are delightful – I love the pages crammed with sketches of people at their everyday tasks, especially everything to do with the rice harvest. THE authority on Hokusai.


Add to Wishlist Add to Cart. Both his sense of life and jokusai of humor are reflected in his art. He had the left hand side of the diptych printed with the offset lithography process used for almost all other pages in the book. He came to the United States when he was just 12 years old.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

Trivia About The Hokusai Sketc Archiv Zur Beschreibung von Japon in He is an art enthusiast, but not a trained art historian, so I would recommend supplementing this with other reading. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts. 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. Sign In Register Help Cart.

The traditional view holds that, after the outburst of production, Hokusai carefully selected and redrew the sketches, arranging them into the patterns we see today. Price-clipped jacket has a slight bit of soil to spine head. Find Rare Books Book Value. Jacket shows closed tears to edges and front flap corner is clipped but still shows US price.