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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Not necessarily the best of his work, but as a collection with commentary, very interesting. Showing best matches Show all copies.

Jacket shows closed tears to edges and front flap corner is clipped but still shows US price. Be the first to ask a question about The Hokusai Sketchbooks.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga by Katsushika Hokusai

He is an art enthusiast, but not a trained art historian, so I would recommend supplementing this with other reading. James Albert Rutland, VT: That comes through, even though I disagreed with many sketcjbooks his judgments about the quality of particular drawings. The Art of Captain Underpants: This page was last edited sketchboks 18 Novemberat Carman Judd rated it liked it Jan 05, To ask other readers questions about The Hokusai Sketchbooksplease sign up.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. James Michener, well know for his historical fiction, was also an aficionado of Japanese culture and art, marrying, as he did, a Japanese woman after WWII, when such unions were controversial.

Add to Wishlist View Details. There are plates, as well as hundreds more small images scattered across the top of his text pages. The Art of Star Wars: The book was bound with both edges in the stiched edge and the folded edge the one that the reader turned. This copy of The Hokusai Sketch-Books: Soutrik rated it it was amazing Aug 05, The work became known to the West since Philipp Franz von Siebold ‘s lithographed paraphrases of some of the sketches appeared in his Nippon: William rated it liked it Oct 13, There is a rip to the inner cover of the dust jacket.


Trevor rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Then go back and read the text.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks

Michener says that all of the images were taken from prints that were made with the original blocks, although the sources were many different volumes. Kevin Shlosberg rated it really liked it Mar sktchbooks, Pam Laine rated it it was amazing Dec 04, Katsushika Hokusai was a very famous artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period in Japan.

Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 28, He had the left hand side of the diptych printed with the offset lithography process used for almost all other pages in the book. This autumn the master [Hokusai] happened to visit the Western Province and stopped over at our city [Nagoya].

The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

hokuszi Then, look at the art again. 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!

Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! While the critics have often disagreed on the artistic value of the “Manga” – with judgements ranging all the way from “a major art treasure” and “worthy of Rembrandt” to “an outpouring of sketches lacking organization or meaning” – the art lovers of the world, no less than the man in the street for whom Hokusai workedhave felt the supreme vitality and life-loving force of the sketches and have always delighted in the fifteen volumes of the book.


I will return to dip into this occasionally. Full silk cloth binding. Want to Read saving….

Cori North rated it liked it Jan 23, The work began to circulate in the West soon after Matthew C. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Aug 08, Sylvester hokuwai it liked it Shelves: Michener had the images printed at original size on slightly larger pages. Works by Katsushika Hokusai Manga.

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Cameron rated it it was amazing Jul 31, THE authority on Hokusai. But his people and landscapes are delightful – I love the pages crammed with sketches of people at their everyday tasks, especially everything to do sketchbpoks the rice harvest. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Sign up to receive offers and updates: Also, it is printed in a way that mimics the way the books were originally printed: Lance The rated it it was amazing Hokuai 08, Midway Used and Rare Books Published: Jun 25, Bob rated it really liked it.

The original manga came out as a series of 15 volumes. Adam Janusz rated it it was amazing Sep 08,