Foto des Verkäufers
Translated by Stanleigh H. Jones. English Text. London, 1997; paperback, b/w and col. ill., cm 23x30. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: This work presents colour reproductions, details and full explanations of the masterpieces that crown the work of one of the greatest ukiyo-e artists, Ando Hiroshige. The last great master of the Japanese woodblock was Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858). In the Japan of his day, Hiroshige's landscape prints fostered a new and far-reaching appreciation for nature in art. In the West, his work influenced such artists as Whistler, Cezanne, and Gauguin. Born in the shogun's capital of Edo (now Tokyo), Hiroshige lost his parents at a young age. Even so, he relinquished the security
Über den Autor:
Born in Tokyo in 1914, ISABURO OKA graduated in art history from Tokyo University's School of Literature in 1941. Having served as the head of the fine arts division of the Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties and as the director of the Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modem Art, he is now trustee to the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art. Oka is the author of numerous publications in Japanese and is a co-author of The Decadents, a look at the work of more flamboyant woodblock artists.
Titel: Hiroshige Japan'S Great Landscape Artist.
Verlag: Kodansha Europe Ltd.
Buchbeschreibung Tokyo, New York, London, Kodansha., 1992. Mit zahlreichen überwiegend farbigen Abbildungen. Quart. 96 SS. Orig.-Leinen mit farbig illustr. Orig.-Umschlag. Sehr gut erhalten, schönes Exemplar. Artikel-Nr. A577