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Hokusai: One-Hundred Poets

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Book News Annotation:

Morse (Honolulu Academy of Arts) examines the series of prints in the context of all of Hokusai's works, and explains the importance of the "One Hundred Poems" anthology within Japanese cultural life. This volume assembles for the first time reproductions of all 89 images and thus displays the extraordinary range of Hokusai's pictorial imagination and powers of invention. The extraordinarily fine printing was done by Dai Nippon (much of it in color). The poems are rendered in English and (Romanized) Japanese. Exceeds the high standards of Braziller.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The advice offered by the lively images from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries featured here is sometimes comically anachronistic, but is often evidence of a remarkably modern sophistication concerning balanced eating, sleeping, and exercising.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807612132
Subtitle:
One-Hundred Poets
Editor:
Morse, Peter
Editor:
Morse, Peter
Publisher:
George Braziller
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Printmaking
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Artists' preparatory studies
Subject:
Color prints, japanese
Subject:
Artists' preparatory studies -- Japan.
Subject:
Ogura hyakunin isshu
Subject:
Printmaking - General
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 21-23.
Series Volume:
71-16
Publication Date:
November 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
222
Dimensions:
10.06x14.08x1.24 in. 4.42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The advice offered by the lively images from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries featured here is sometimes comically anachronistic, but is often evidence of a remarkably modern sophistication concerning balanced eating, sleeping, and exercising.
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