Hokusai's Woodblock Prints

Hokusai's Woodblock Prints : 24 Art Cards

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While Japan was still isolated from the rest of the world, the artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) drew upon smuggled Dutch and French pastorals for creative influence. Hokusai's images of the natural world--along with his portraits of geishas, samurai, and sumo wrestlers--revolutionized and reinvigorated the Japanese art scene. Years later, Westerners still look to Hokusai's works for inspiration. This collection features 24 of the artist's best woodblock prints, including "The Great Wave" from his well-known series "Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji."show more

Product details

  • Cards | 6 pages
  • 203.2 x 279.4 x 7.6mm | 90.72g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 24
  • 0486448525
  • 9780486448527
  • 130,406

Table of contents

A Rider in the SnowTwo CarpStanding Beauty Fastening an obi, Summer ToiletteShirabyoshi DancerOld Tiger in the SnowGroup of Hens and RoostersCranes on a Pine TreeFalcon and Cherry BlossomMount Fuji Seen Through the Piers of MannenbashiTravelers on the Tokaido Road at HodogayaThe Great WaveMount Fuji in Clear WeatherTravelers Climbing a Mountain PathNakamaro Watching the Moon from a HillSamurai on HorsebackThe Hanging-Cloud BridgeThe Sumo Wrestlers Ki no Natora and Otomo no YoshioThe Ghost of Kohada KoheijiPilgrims at Kirifuri WaterfallIn the Horse-Washing WaterfallPeonies and ButterflyHibiscus and SparrowIrises and GrasshopperCrossbill and Thistle show more

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