2 edition of Hiroshige and Japanese landscapes found in the catalog.
Hiroshige and Japanese landscapes
by Board of Tourist Industry, Japanese Government Railways in [Tokyo]
Written in English
|Statement||by Prof. Yone Noguchi.|
|Series||Tourist library, 5|
|LC Classifications||NE1325.H6 N63 1936a|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||74|
|LC Control Number||37014443|
Hiroshige (–) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Though he captured a variety of subjects, his greatest talent was in creating landscapes of his native Edo (modern-day Tokyo) and his final masterpiece was a series known as “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo” (–). This resplendent complete reprint Category: Books > Art. Hiroshige is best known for his horizontal-format landscape series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō and for his vertical-format landscape series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo. The subjects of his work were atypical of the ukiyo-e genre, whose typical focus was on beautiful women, popular actors, and other scenes of the urban pleasure districts of Japan's Edo period Education: Toyohiro.
The art of the Ukiyo-e reflected the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation which, when it became accessible to the West, significantly influenced a number of European artists. The three masters of Ukiyo-e, Hokusai, Utamaro and Hiroshige, are united here for the first time to create a true reference on Japanese art. The three masters rank highly among the most famous Japanese . The book itself is a Japanese stab binding, with a silk cover. The images within it are wonderful, and are reproduced to the highest quality; and the commentary is fascinating and well read. Whether you are a fan of Hiroshige, Japanese art, Japanese culture or beautiful books, you should try to get your hands on a copy of this/5.
However, it is also a quest narrative, in which landscapes and notions of Japan as a homeland are intertwined and interconnected. Although there has never been a book-length study of the Japanese landscape print in either Japanese or English, a great deal has been written about the two giants of the genre, Hokusai and Hiroshige. A comprehensive monograph on Hiroshige, the last great master of the ukiyo-e style, with more than reproductions. This substantial volume offers a broad panorama of the hugely popular oeuvre of Hiroshige (–), the great artist of the Japanese popular school of printmaking who transmuted everyday landscapes into intimate, lyrical scenes.
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Editorial Reviews. Hiroshige was born in the ninth year of Kwansei,when Utamaro, a great painter of female beauty and of the harem, had just finished the work on which his present fame rests. During the regime of the eleventh Shogun of that period, the times were speedily relaxing into an ephemeral : Yone Noguchi.
This is a modest publication from the Japan Travel Bureau intended for tourists to Japan. First printed in ; this edition dates from The book describes the life and work of Hiroshige, an artist born in and active in the early and middle s.
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Utagawa Hiroshige (–) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Translating as “pictures of the floating world,” ukiyo-e was a woodblock print genre of art that flourished in Japan between the 17th and 19th centuries. Ukiyo-e captured fleeting moments - whether they be the bright lights and attractions of Edo.
Masters of the Japanese Landscape Hokusai, Hiroshige & Hasui. Sanders of Oxford ANTIQUE PRINTS & MAPS. High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BW. [email protected] Hiroshige and Japanese landscapes. Tōkyō: Japan Travel Bureau,  (OCoLC) Named Person: Hiroshige Andō; Hiroshige Andō; hiroshige Andō: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Yoné Noguchi.
Hiroshige and Japanese landscapes. [Tokyo] Board of Tourist Industry, Japanese Government Railways [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Hiroshige Andō; Hiroshige Andō: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Yoné Noguchi.
Hiroshige (), Japanese painter and printmaker, is known especially for his landscape prints. The last great figure of the popular ukiyo-e school of printmaking, he transmuted everyday landscapes into intimate, lyrical scenes.
With Hokusai, Hiroshige dominated the popular art of Japan in the first half. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Noguchi, Yoné, Hiroshige and Japanese landscapes. Tokyo, Maruzen Co., (OCoLC) Illustrated Books Collaborations with other artists. REFERENCE Watanabe: Catalogue of the Memorial Exhibition Strange: The Colour-Prints of Hiroshige Stewart: A Guide to Japanese Prints and their Subject Matter Prof.
Yone Noguchi: The Life of Hiroshige Charles Holmes: An Appreciation Glossary Print sizes and orientation Finding Japanese prints. The Hōeidō edition of the Tōkaidō is Hiroshige's best known work, and the best sold ever ukiyo-e Japanese prints.
Coming just after Hokusai's Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji series, it established this new major theme of ukiyo-e, the landscape print, or fūkei-ga, with a special focus on "famous views" (meisho).
These landscape prints took. Understand Japan’s visual concept with this portfolio of Utagawa Hiroshige, one of the last great artists of woodblock print ukiyo-e, TASCHEN ry: Books > Art. Hiroshige’s artistic life may be characterized in several stages.
The first was his student period, from about towhen he largely followed the work of his elders in the field of figure prints—girls, actors, and samurai, or warriors. The second was his first landscape period, from to about One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (in Japanese 名所江戸百景 Meisho Edo Hyakkei) is a series of ukiyo-e prints begun and largely completed by the Japanese artist Hiroshige (–).
The prints were first published in serialized form in –59, with Hiroshige II completing the series after Hiroshige's death. It was tremendously popular and much : Hiroshige. In the series of prints, No ‘Kambara, the snow in the night’ (蒲原 夜之雪) and No ‘Shono, the evening squall’ (庄野白雨) are the most famous artworks.
Hiroshige drew various winter scenes of Japanese landscapes and ‘Kambara, the snow in the night’ represents the traditional landscape woodcut prints. Basil Stewart's book, 'A Guide to Japanese Prints and Their Subject Matter', was first published by E. P. Dutton and Company, New York in with the title 'Subjects Portrayed in Japanese Colour Prints'.It was reprinted as an unabridged edition by Dover Publications of New York in It can be ordered online at the Dover Publications Shop.Matthi Forrer.
Matthi Forrer is an independent curator and former Curator for Japanese Arts at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, is the author of numerous books on Japanese art, including Hokusai, Hiroshige, and Hiroshige: Prints and Drawings (all by Prestel).
More about the authorPages: Katsushika Hokusai (–) and Utagawa Hiroshige (–) were two of the most successful landscape painters in nineteenth-century Japan, and their prints are among the most recognizable examples of graphic art in the world.
Both artists explored the transience of the material world in their ukiyo-e paintings.