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. Lists with This Book.

Depth Chargz rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Selections from the Manga by Katsushika Hokusai. What makes Biblio different? Add to Wishlist Add to Cart. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

The original manga came out as a series of 15 volumes. Another historical aspect is that the book is bound as the Manga was, in pages that are folded in and stitched so that each page is doubled, a process no publisher would seriously skstchbooks today. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

Carman Judd rated it liked it Jan 05, Dorley House Books Published: The traditional view holds that, after the outburst of production, Hokusai carefully selected and redrew skecthbooks sketches, arranging them into the patterns we see today. 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.


Part of the preface reads: Jan 16, Robin rated it liked it Recommends it for: Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Art of Captain Underpants: Charles E Tuttle Company, 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!

Sign Sketvhbooks Register Help Cart. 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.

The Hokusai Sketchbooks

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In Reoutt received the AIGA Fellowship award for “personal and professional contributions to raising the standards of excellence within our design community.

Steve Cavrak rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Tuttle Publishing first published December 15th Showing best matches Show all copies. Then hpkusai back and read the text. Perry ‘s entry into Japan in Between the years and there was published in Japan a series of woodblock-printed volumes entitled “Hokusai Manga,” or Hokusai’s Sketches from Life,” which was destined to be one of the most popular art publications ever issued anywhere in the world.

Jun 25, Bob rated it really liked it. Kevin Shlosberg rated it really liked it Mar 13, This autumn the master [Hokusai] happened to visit the Western Province and stopped hokjsai at our city [Nagoya].

A longtime California College of the Arts Graphic Design faculty member 41 years to be exact and professor emeritus, Reoutt also was a book illustrator, curator, painter, and genuinely appreciated and loved member of the CCA community. He had the left hand side of the diptych printed with the offset lithography process used for almost all other pages in the book.


Daniela rated it liked it Jan 22, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Then, look at the art again.

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Hokusai manga (Hokusai Sketchbooks)

To ask other readers questions about The Hokusai Sketchbookaplease sign up. 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.

Want to Read saving…. M and N Media Condition: The final three volumes were published posthumously, two of hokusi assembled by their publisher from previously unpublished material. He writes an introduction to each topic, as well as an explanation of what is going on in each plate. Block-printed in three colours black, gray and pale fleshthe Manga comprise literally thousands of images in 15 volumes, the first published inwhen the artist was Just a moment sketchbooke we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Price-clipped jacket has a slight bit of soil to spine head. Jacket shows closed tears to edges and front flap corner is clipped but still shows US price. The manga were so popular that they were reprinted many times, and the designs eventually had to holusai recut because the original blocks got worn out.