An Introduction To Hokusai - Anecdotes about the renowned Ukiyo-e Artist
BILINGUAL ENGLISH / JAPANESE
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was widely admired in Japan during the Edo period as an outstanding 'ukiyo-e' artist. Until his death, he was active in a range of genres, while his popularity has grown into worldwide recognition today. So admired is Hokusai in Japan, that his art is even used for Japanese passports and banknotes.
This bilingual publication is intended as an introduction to his achievements as a leading 'ukiyo-e' artist, in addition to offering insight into his personality and lifestyle. Concisely written information from various perspectives provides an indepth look at Hokusai, his prolific work, and the time and place he inhabited.
Bilingual English/ Japanese
Tokyo Bijutsu Co.