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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The final volume is considered spurious by some art historians. Depth Chargz rated it it was amazing Apr 02, In fact, some of his activities, like reading Western books, were illegal.

This autumn the master [Hokusai] happened to visit the Western Province and stopped over at our city [Nagoya]. Be the first to ask a question about The Hokusai Sketchbooks. Also love the fact that Hokusai did his best work in his seventies and eighties.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

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M and N Media Condition: Michener chose examples of each genre of drawing from among all the volumes: 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. Full silk cloth binding.

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

Kevin Arban rated it really liked it Apr 28, Retrieved from ” https: April rated it it was amazing Oct 24, He likens Hokusai to Leonardo da Vinci, similarly imagining and illustrating new technologies, but in the limiting context of late feudal Japan, akin to European Medieval society.


Kevin Shlosberg rated it really liked it Mar 13, Add to Wishlist Add sketchbokos Cart. Trevor rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Veronica rated it really liked it Mar 06, Some minor shelf and handling wear.

Mar 10, Caroline added it Shelves: Boris rated it liked it Apr 29, Steve Cavrak rated it it was amazing Dec sketchbook, He is an art enthusiast, but not a trained art historian, so I would recommend supplementing this with other reading. He went on to cofound the San Francisco chapter of the AIGA, including serving a nine-year board position as design historian.

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BBC Radio 4, broadcast Cameron rated it it was amazing Jul 31, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Want to Read saving…. And there over three hundred sketches of all kinds were made — from immortals, Buddhas, scholars, and women on xketchbooks to birds, beasts, grasses, and trees, the spirit of each captured fully sketchbokks the brush.

Michener has distinct likes and dislikes, however, he does not present just his favorites, but compiles sketches that have cultural and artistic significance. Hardcoverpages. There is a rip to the inner cover of the dust jacket.

The work began to circulate in the West soon after Matthew C. Also love the fact t Not necessarily the best of his work, but as a collection with commentary, very interesting. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lists with This Book. Daniela rated it liked it Jan 22, Lance The rated it it was amazing Feb 08, With its rich sketvhbooks 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.


I will return to dip into this occasionally.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga by Katsushika Hokusai

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Soutrik rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Adam Janusz rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Dorley House Books Published: The final volume was made up of previously published works, some not even by Hokusai, and is not considered authentic by art historians. Michener had the images printed at original size on slightly larger pages. Showing sketchbokks matches Show all copies.

William rated it liked it Oct 13, He does spend quite a bit of time discussing the attitudes of the Japanese themselves toward Hokusai, in particular the way many art collectors at least when he was writing looked askance at such popular, low class art that ignored the precepts and examples of fine Chinese painting.

Tuttle Publishing first published December 15th Block-printed in three colours sketchboooks, gray and pale fleshthe Manga comprise literally thousands of images in 15 volumes, the first published inwhen the artist was In Reoutt received the AIGA Fellowship award for “personal and professional contributions to raising the standards of excellence within our design community.