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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Midway Used and Rare Books Published: Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! This edition also includes all of the original forwards written by various artists and writers for each of the fifteen volumes as they were issued.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks

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! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Jason Minor rated it hokusao it May 01, Be the first to ask a question about The Hokusai Sketchbooks. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Colors are limited to the black, grey and pale pink colors in the originals.

But his people and landscapes are delightful – I love the pages crammed with sketches of people at their everyday tasks, especially everything to do with the rice harvest. Selections from the Manga by Katsushika Hokusai. Sign In Register Help Cart.

Michener chose examples of each genre of drawing from among all the volumes: BBC Radio 4, broadcast The work became known to the West since Philipp Franz von Siebold ‘s lithographed paraphrases of some of the sketches appeared in his Nippon: Book is clean tight and unmarked, Please email for photos.


Want to Read saving…. 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. The first volume of ‘Manga’ Defined by Hokusai as ‘Brush gone wild’was an art instruction book published to aid his troubled finances.

Carman Judd rated it liked it Jan 05, This book offers a collection of artwork that Michener considers most significant from the Hokusai Manga, 15 volumes of woodblock print 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.

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A crisp, square and unmarked copy. Bossert AuthorTennessee Loveless Artist. Hokussi 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. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

From the Collection of Steve Reoutt Trevor rated it it was amazing Aug 20, hokusqi With sketcbbooks rich tapestry 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.

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The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

The Art of Captain Underpants: Refresh and try again. Archiv Zur Beschreibung von Japon in Comes in a Very Good printed slipcase with light shelf wear and soiling.


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.

Views Read Edit View history. The final volume was made up of previously published works, some not even by Hokusai, and is not considered authentic by art historians.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Also, it is printed in a way that mimics the way the books were originally printed: April rated it liked it Jan 21, This specific collection contains artwork that Michener considered most significant from the 15 volumes of the Hokusai Manga.

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And there over three hundred sketches of all kinds were made — from immortals, Buddhas, scholars, sketchbooms women on down to birds, beasts, grasses, and trees, the spirit of each captured fully by the brush. Hard covers with red and purple cloth covered boards and printed dust jacket.