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Japanese Woodblock Prints: Artists, Publishers and Masterworks: 1680 - 1900

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Japanese woodblock prints, or andlt;iandgt;ukiyo-eandlt;/iandgt;, are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, andlt;iandgt;Japanese Woodblock Printsandlt;/iandgt; provides a detailed survey of all the famous andlt;iandgt;ukiyo-eandlt;/iandgt; artists, along with the images on which their fame rests.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Unlike previous examinations of this art form, andlt;iandgt;Japanese Woodblock Printsandlt;/iandgt; includes detailed histories of the publishers of woodblock printsand#8212;who were often the driving force determining which prints, and therefore which artists, would make it into mass circulation for a chance at critical and popular success. Invaluable as a guide for andlt;iandgt;ukiyo-eandlt;/iandgt; enthusiasts looking for detailed information about their favorite Japanese woodblock print artists and prints, it is also an ideal introduction for newcomers to the world of the woodblock print. This lavishly illustrated book will be a valued addition to the libraries of scholars, as well as the general art enthusiast.

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Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, "Japanese Woodblock Prints" provides a detailed survey of all the major artists, along with the images on which their fame rests.

Synopsis:

A fully illustrated comprehensive survey of Japan's preeminent art form

Synopsis:

Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major artists, along with the images on which their fame rests.

Unlike previous examinations of this art form, Japanese Woodblock Prints includes detailed histories of the publishers of woodblock prints—who were often the driving force determining which prints, and therefore which artists, would make it into mass circulation for a chance at critical and popular success. Invaluable as a guide for ukiyo-e enthusiasts looking for detailed information about their favorite artists and prints, it is also an ideal introduction for newcomers to the world of the woodblock print. This lavishly illustrated book will be a valued addition to the libraries of scholars, as well as the general art enthusiast.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Andreas Marksandlt;/Bandgt; is the Director and Chief Curator of the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture. As a specialist in Japanese prints, he is an advisor to the San Diego Museum of Art. He has published widely in Europe, the United States and Japan, and has curated several exhibitions on various aspects of Japanese art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805310557
Author:
Marks, Andreas
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Foreword by:
Addiss, Stephen
Foreword:
Addiss, Stephen
Author:
Addiss, Stephen
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Prints
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Woodblock prints; ukiyo-e; Japanese Woodblock Prints; Japanese woodblock print Artists; famous ukiyo-e artists
Subject:
Japanese art; ukiyo-e; printmaking; block printing; print artists; Japanese woodblock print artists; woodblock printmaking; famous ukiyo-e artists
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
523 full-color illus
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
12.00 x 9.00 in

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A fully illustrated comprehensive survey of Japan's preeminent art form
"Synopsis" by , Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, are the most recognizable Japanese art form. Their massive popularity has spread from Japan to be embraced by a worldwide audience. Covering the period from the beginning of the Japanese woodblock print in the 1680s until the year 1900, Japanese Woodblock Prints provides a detailed survey of all the major artists, along with the images on which their fame rests.

Unlike previous examinations of this art form, Japanese Woodblock Prints includes detailed histories of the publishers of woodblock prints—who were often the driving force determining which prints, and therefore which artists, would make it into mass circulation for a chance at critical and popular success. Invaluable as a guide for ukiyo-e enthusiasts looking for detailed information about their favorite artists and prints, it is also an ideal introduction for newcomers to the world of the woodblock print. This lavishly illustrated book will be a valued addition to the libraries of scholars, as well as the general art enthusiast.

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