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Hokusai: Mountains And Water Fl_Matthi Forrer_9783791346144_Prestel

SKU: 9783791346144 Supplier: Prestel Out of stock


Author: Matthi Forrer

Format: Paperback | 96 pages

Dimensions: 192 x 276 x 12mm | 482g

Publication date: 12 Oct 2011

The Japanese artist Hokusai spent the second half of his life sketching and painting with tremendous energy nearly everything he saw, and this book focuses on one of his most productive periods, when the artist was in his seventies. This book presents fifty works of the artist's astonishing oeuvre. It includes selections from his renowned series of woodblock prints, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, including In the Hollow of a Wave,A" Shower below the Summit,A" and South Wind at Clear Dawn.A" Also presented are images of flowers, waterfalls, bridges, birds, and fish, demonstrating the uniquely precise yet passionate quality of Hokusai's art. An expert on the artist's work, Matthi Forrer provides illuminating commentary on Hokusai's life and technique, offering insight into his enduring popularity throughout the world.


 Hokusai: Mountains And Water Fl_Matthi Forrer_9783791346144_Prestel