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Masters of the Japanese print..

Richard Lane

Masters of the Japanese print..

by Richard Lane

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination319p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21742600M

Kitagawa Utamaro (UK: / ˌ uː t ə ˈ m ɑːr oʊ /, US: / ˌ ʊ t-/; Japanese: 喜多川 歌麿; c. – 31 October ) was a Japanese artist. He is one of the most highly regarded designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints and paintings, and is best known for his bijin ōkubi-e "large-headed pictures of beautiful women" of the s. He also produced nature studies, particularly Resting place: Senkōji [ja], 35°40′″N . This book is an excellent overview of the Japanese print, and provides a firm introduction to this lovely art form. To further illuminate the many colorful and exquisite prints included, Harris In Ukiyo-e, author and artist Frederick Harris offers a stunning survey of the art of the Japanese woodblock print/5.

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese: 歌川 国貞; – 12 January ), also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (三代 歌川 豊国 Sandai Utagawa Toyokuni), was the most popular, prolific and commercially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century his own time, his reputation far exceeded that of his contemporaries, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi.   Inspired by the art of Hokusai and other masters of Japanese woodblock prints?Or just looking to get your hands dirty and express yourself creatively? The ancient art of woodblock printing is a perfect craft to get started with printmaking.

Utamaro, in full Kitagawa Utamaro, original name Kitagawa Nebsuyoshi, (born , Japan—died Oct. 31, , Edo, Japan—d.), Japanese printmaker and painter who was one of the greatest artists of the ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”) movement; he is known especially for his masterfully composed portraits of sensuous female beauties. Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best. From classics to self-help, cookbooks, children's books and more. Find a great selection at unbeatable prices.


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Masters of The Japanese Print Hardcover – January 1, by Richard Lane (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Masters of the Japanese print: Their world and their work (The Arts of man series) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Richard Lane (Author)5/5(1).

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Japanese Masters of the Colour Print: A Great Heritage of Oriental Art Hardcover – January 1, by J. HILLIER (Author)Author: J. HILLIER. The ukiyo-e masters mark a fitting conclusion to the long and glowing tradition of classical Japanese art.

James Albert Michener is best known for his sweeping multi-generation historical fiction sagas, usually focusing on and titled after a particular geographical region.

His first novel, Tales of the South Pacific, /5(11). Japanese masters of the colour print: a great heritage of Oriental art by HILLIER, J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at For more on these and other techniques, see Kōjirō Ikegami’s Japanese bookbinding: instructions from a master craftsman.

Books were handmade and calligraphed until the advent of block printing, originating in China, with the earliest known East Asian examples produced in Japan. The first couple of chapters talks about efficient ways to learn Japanese (make time for it throughout your workday, etc) and methods such as shadowing.

He's a big believer of learning Japanese "naturally" (by consuming Japanese media) and that means that he recommends a lot of stuff in the book (Japanese music, books, games, anime/manga, etc).

Masters of the Japanese print. [Richard Lane] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Color prints, Japanese. Painting, Japanese. Japanese Prints. This volume reproduces Japanese woodblock colour prints by 43 famous masters of ukiyo-e, the popular art of the 17th to the 19th century.

The originals are in the Riccar Art Museum in Tokyo, the world's largest and most celebrated collection of such prints/5. Featuring hundreds of illustrations, Japanese Prints: From Early Masters to the Modern is a comprehensive history and survey of Japan’s most famous visual art form.

The author, Mr. Michener has illustrated the book with lesser-known masterpieces rather than with those few prints that have been reproduced almost ad nauseam.

Background. This survey of ukiyo-e and modern prints is one of the most widely read books on the subject in English. As the book jacket states, "In James A. Michener the Japanese print has found its ideal commentator.

Combining the finished literary style of an outstanding novelist with a mature knowledge of his subject, he is able to bring this great art form to life. [Japan n.d. 's]. An accordion folding album, blue & gold floral pattern, silk brocade cloth covers,edges worn, 1 pastel-colored print, plus a complete suite of 12 color prints, album size x cm., gilt top & bottom edges.A STUNNING EROTIC ALBUM BY THE album is in its original and worn silk and gold brocade cloth and contains thirteen Oban [ca 38 x cm] sized.

The art of Japanese woodblock printing, known as ukiyo-e ("pictures of the floating world"), reflects the rich history and way of life in Japan hundreds of years -e: The Art of the Japanese Print takes a thematic approach to this iconic Japanese art form, considering prints by subject matter: geisha and courtesans, kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers, erotica, nature, historical /5(28).

Exhibitions selected from Bristol Museum & Art Gallery’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints - one of the top five regional collections in the UK. Hokusai and Hiroshige landscapes Katsushika Hokusai () and Utagawa Hiroshige () are two of Japan’s best-known woodblock print artists. Woodblock printing in Japan is a technique best known for its use in the ukiyo-e artistic genre of single sheets, but it was also used for printing books in the same period.

Widely adopted in Japan during the Edo period and similar to woodcut in Western printmaking in some regards, the mokuhanga technique differs in that it uses water-based inks—as opposed to western woodcut, which typically uses oil.

A prodigious collector of the Japanese woodblock, James Michener, popular author of Sayonara and other books on the Far East, offers the reader a panoramic view of the acomplishments of the ukiyo-e (pictures of the fleeting world) masters over a period of two centuries.

Illustrated with plates, many of which are in color, this book reveals the meticulous artistry, the fluency of line, the. Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese: 鈴木 春信; c.

– 15 July ) was a Japanese designer of woodblock print artist in the Ukiyo-e style. He was an innovator, the first to produce full-color prints (nishiki-e) inrendering obsolete the former modes of two- and three-color prints.

Hayao Miyazaki’s Beloved Characters Reimagined in the Style of 19th-Century Woodblock Prints. A Wonderfully Illustrated Japanese Edition of Aesop’s Fables by Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator Takeo Takei.

Download Hundreds of Van Gogh .This book is a lavishly presented celebration of the classic Japanese art of woodblock prints. Through the 18th and 19th centuries this form dominated visual art in Japan and remains today as a major influence on the graphic a short introduction to the history and technique of this art form, the book features a stunning collection of beautifully reproduced/5.Collection History.

The Spencer Collection at The New York Public Library, which concentrates on illustrated books of all periods and regions, is home to some manuscripts and 1, printed books from Japan; the manuscripts range from the 12th to the 20th century, and the printed works from the year to the present.