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Title Hokusai and his age : ukiyo-e painting, printmaking and book illustration in late Edo Japan / edited by John T. Carpenter.

Imprint Amsterdam : Hotei, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    769.92 Katsushika,H HOK    Available
Description 357 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Note "Published in cooperation with the International Hokusai Research Centre, University of Venice, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The dragon and the goddess: using prints to date, identify and illuminate Hokusai's early paintings / Roger Keyes -- Painting and calligraphy of the pleasure quarters: interaction of image and text in Hokusai's early bijinga / John T. Carpenter -- Manipulation of form in Hokusai's paintings of beauties / Naitō Masato ; translated by Timothy Clark -- Frilly undergarments: some paintings by Hokusai's pupils / Timothy Clark -- The floating world in light and shadow: ukiyo-e paintings by Hokusai's daughter Ōi / Kobayashi Tadashi ; translated and adapted by Julie Nelson David -- Concerning the seals on Hokusai's paintings / Asano Shūgō ; translated by Timothy Clark -- Imitations, copies and fakes after paintings by Hokusai / Gian Carlo Calza -- Publishing activities of poetry groups in Edo: early illustrated kyōka anthologies and surimono series / Kobayashi Fumiko -- The 'surimono artist' Hokusai in the society of Edo kyōka poets / Kubota Kazuhiro ; translated by John T. Carpenter -- Hokusai and Takahashi Yuichi: changing concepts in still-life painting / Doris Croissant -- Hokusai and the blue revolution in Edo prints / Henry D. Smith II -- Manpuku wagōjin--The gods of myriad conjugal delights: an illustrated erotic story by Katsushika Hokusai / David Pollack -- The anatomy of humour in Hokusai's instruction manuals / John M. Rosenfield -- Hokusai and the microscope / Timon Screech -- The impact of Western book illustration on the designs of Hokusai--the key to his originality / Tsuji Nobuo ; translated by Timon Screech.
Subject Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Artists -- Japan.
Art, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868.
Art, Japanese -- 18th century.
Art, Japanese -- 19th century.
Added Author Carpenter, John T.
ISBN 9074822576

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