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Japanese prints from the early masters to the modern

Japanese prints from the early masters to the modern

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Published by Charles E. Tuttle in Rutland (Vt.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited] by James A. Michener ; with notes on the prints by Richard Lane.
ContributionsMichener, James A. 1907-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21211011M


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The book contains a wonderful discussion by James Michener about his ideas for Japanese prints and illustrated by prints in his collection. Michener's collection is now mostly at the Honolulu Art Museum and is a world-class collection.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Japanese Prints: From the Early Masters to the Modern at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Get this from a library. Japanese prints: from the early masters to the modern. [James A Michener]. The book commences with a chronological survey of the Japanese print, including works from early masters such as Harunobu and Utamaro, classic prints by the renowned artists Hokusai and Hiroshige, and nineteenth century examples by Kunisada and Kuniyoshi/5(6).

A prodigious collector of the Japanese woodblock, James Michener, popular author of Sayonara and other books on the Far East, offers the reader a panoramic view of the acomplishments of the ukiyo-e (pictures of the fleeting world) masters over a period of two centuries.

Illustrated with plates, many of which are in color, this book reveals the meticulous artistry, the fluency of line, the. Early Masters.

Torii Kiyonobu I. Courtesan painting a screen, ca. Published by Takeda Chôemon of Dobôchô, Yokohama. Woodblock print, ôban, 15 in. x 10 in. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (1) (LC-USZC) Anonymous.

Kume spies on a girl, ca. Monochrome Woodblock print, 10 1/2 in. x 15 1/8 in. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (2) (LC. Japanese Prints: from the Early Masters to the Modern (With a Note on the Prints by Richard Lane) by Michener, James A.

Seller KULTURAs books Published Condition Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Edition First Edition Item Price $. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 4to.

cloth, dust jacket + 1 pages. Ukiyo-e prints by early masters working from about to were issued in limited numbers and are extremely rare today.

The Library of Congress collection contains many examples of these so-called "primitives" by early Ukiyo-e masters of the seventeenth century. This book lifts the veil on a much-loved but little-understood art form by presenting the most exceptional Japanese woodblock prints in their historical context.

Ranging from the 17th-century development of decadent ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” to the decline and later resurgence of prints in the early 20th century, the Category: Books > Classics. Catalogue of engravings, etchings & drawings by early & modern masters and Japanese prints.

London: Maggs Bros., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Maggs Bros. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Original engravings and etchings by early & modern masters, XVth to XIXth century. Description. The colour-print was in the main, though not exclusively, the product of a certain school of painters that arose in the Seventeenth Century, whose methods were considered sufficiently different from those of the established schools to earn a name of its own, the Ukiyo-ye, or 'Pictures of the Fleeting World' School.

A book titled Japanese Prints From The Early Masters To The Modern by James A. Michener. This hardback book includes plates including 55 in full color. The jacket design is by M. Kuwata using a section of a woodblock print by Choki. The book design and typography are by Kaoru Ogimi. Notes on the prints are by Richard Lane.

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