Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art

By Michael Robinson


This Masterpieces of Art book on woodblock art is packed with illustrations focusing on the popular work of Hiroshige and Hokusai whose visions of waves and Mount Fuji have dominated the popular imagination for over 200 years.

Woodblock printing is a traditional artistic medium in Japan most renowned for its use in ukiyo-e or 'floating world' prints. Both moving and mesmerising, this book captures scenes with considerable atmosphere and vibrancy whether it be crashing waves, autumn leaves or serene waterfalls. Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to Japanese woodblock art, Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase key works by artists such as Katsuhika Hokusai and Ando Hiroshige.


Book contains: 128 pages.

Dimensions: 20 x 23 x 2cm