Masterpieces of Art
Flame Tree 2014
Hardback 128pp Illustrated 230x205mm
9781783612123   Product Code: 11956
After an introductory chapter on Japanese woodblock printing in the Edo period, its artists, schools and its influence on western art, this book presents around 90 masterpieces by key artists. The prints are in sections on beautiful women, landscapes, kabuki theatre and flora and fauna, and include such famous works as The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai, Kuniyoshi's powerful protrayals of Kabuki actors and Hiroshige's Carp and River Trout from his 'Collection of Fish'.