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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Soutrik rated it it was amazing Aug 05, This autumn the master [Hokusai] happened to visit the Western Province and stopped over at our city [Nagoya]. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

He writes an introduction to each topic, as well as an explanation of what is going on in each plate. The commentary is interesting partly because it is historical in itself, written in The word manga in the title does not refer to the contemporary story-telling mangaas the sketches in the work are not connected to each other. So strange to see his flubs as well – his dogs are atrocious, and he had never seen a tiger, so no wonder his look so bizarre!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Find Rare Books Book Value. Between the years and there was published in Japan a series of woodblock-printed volumes entitled “Hokusai Manga,” sektchbooks Hokusai’s Sketches from Life,” which was destined to be one of the most popular art publications ever issued anywhere in the world.


There are plates, as well as hundreds more small images scattered across the top of his text pages. There is a hardness about the lithographed image, which makes you wish you had a few thousand dollars to spend on an original.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga by Katsushika Hokusai

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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Full silk cloth binding. Mimigigi rated it it was amazing Jun 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Hokusai Manga – Wikipedia

Perry ‘s entry into Japan in The reason I bought this older book with James Michener acting as editor and writer was that I found a blog that claimed it had the best reasonably priced reproductions. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The walls and cases include both examples of Japanese arts and crafts that were shown at these fairs, and examples of the paintings, books, pottery, and other items of western manufacture that showed a Japanese influence through these pathways.

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. Hardcoverpages.


The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

Michener has distinct likes and dislikes, however, he does not present just his favorites, but compiles sketches that have cultural and artistic significance. Veronica rated it really liked it Mar 06, Selections from the Manga was first compiled and published in Also love the fact that Hokusai did his best work in his seventies and eighties.

Steve Sketchbooms rated it it was amazing Dec 14, April rated it liked it Jan skerchbooks, Then go back and read the text. Lists with This Book.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks

The final volume was made up of previously published works, some not even by Hokusai, and is not considered authentic by art historians. Now in a new mylar cover. Carman Judd rated it liked it Jan 05, The work began to circulate in the West soon after Matthew C. Sketchbooke work was an immediate success, and the subsequent volumes soon followed. Jacket shows closed tears to edges and front flap corner is clipped but still shows US price. Dorley House Books Published: Jan 16, Robin rated it liked it Recommends it for: The Art of Star Wars: Grand Master of Hokusi