Hiroshige: Japan's Great Landscape Artist (Paperback)

by Stanleigh H. Jones, Juliet Winters Carpenter, Isaburo Oka

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This work presents colour reproductions, details and full explanations of the masterpieces that crown the work of one of the greatest ukiyo-e artists, Ando Hiroshige. The last great master of the Japanese woodblock was Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858). In the Japan of his day, Hiroshige's landscape prints fostered a new and far-reaching appreciation for nature in art. In the West, his work influenced such artists as Whistler, Cezanne, and Gauguin. Born in the shogun's capital of Edo (now Tokyo), Hiroshige lost his parents at a young age. Even so, he relinquished the security

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Published
01/04/1997

Publisher
Kodansha International Ltd

ISBN
9784770021212


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