Japanese Woodblocks

Japanese Woodblocks

Masterpieces of Art

Hardback128pp Illustrated230x204mm

9781783612123     Product Code: 211956


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 portrayals of Kabuki actors and Hiroshige's Carp and River Trout from his 'Collection of Fish'.

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