Hokusai: Genius Of The Japanese Ukiyo-e

by Seiji Nagata

Hokusai: Genius Of The Japanese Ukiyo-e

  • ISBN-13: 9784770024794
  • Author(s): Seiji Nagata
  • Subject: History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Kodansha USA
  • Publication Date: 01-11-1999
  • Format: p/b

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An introduction to the life and art of Japan's famous artist export, Hokusai, written by the curator of the Ota Memorial Museum in Tokyo. The book contains a commentary on the artist's life and work, and details outlining composition and technique. Hokusai is perhaps the Asian artist best known in the West. His influence has extended from the Impressionists to later modern art and even to commercial design. A few of his works are so frequently reproduced that they are almost as familiar as the face of the Mona Lisa. Yet the Great Wave' and the 'Red Fuji' from the'
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An introduction to the life and art of Japan's famous artist export, Hokusai, written by the curator of the Ota Memorial Museum in Tokyo. The book contains a commentary on the artist's life and work, and details outlining composition and technique. Hokusai is perhaps the Asian artist best known in the West. His influence has extended from the Impressionists to later modern art and even to commercial design. A few of his works are so frequently reproduced that they are almost as familiar as the face of the Mona Lisa. Yet the Great Wave' and the 'Red Fuji' from the'