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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English



  • Japan


  • Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849.,
  • Printmakers -- Japan -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1906 ed. published by Siegel, Hill, London, which was issued as v. 17 of the Langham series.

Statementby Edward F. Strange.
LC ClassificationsNE1325.K3 S77 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p., [9] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4534629M
ISBN 100841477531
LC Control Number77000357

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  This book details the life and art of the celebrated and influential Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Katsushika Hokusai (Octo – ) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by such painters as Sesshu, and other styles of Chinese : Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strange, Edward Fairbrother, Hokusai, the old man mad with painting. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, Hokusai's date of birth is unclear, but is often stated as the 23rd day of the 9th month of the 10th year of the Hōreki era (in the old calendar, or 31 October ) to an artisan family, in the Katsushika district of Edo, Japan. His childhood name was Tokitarō. It is believed his father was the mirror-maker Nakajima Ise, who produced mirrors for the : Tokitarō, 時太郎, supposedly 31 October . Full text of "Hokusai, the old man mad with painting" See other formats THE LANGHAM SERIES AN ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION OF ART MONOGRAPHS EDITED BV SELWYN BRINTON, M.A. THE LANGHAM SERIES OF ART MONOGRAPHS EDITED BY SELWYN BRINTON, M.A. VOL. I. BARTOLOZZI AND HIS PUPILS IN ENGLAND. By S. BRINTON, M.A.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strange, Edward Fairbrother, Hokusai, the old man mad with painting. He took the name Hokusai when he was nearly 40; later, he styled himself Gakyo Rojin, which translates as “Old Man Crazy to Paint”. In the midth century, when trade links between Japan and the outside world opened up, his works became intensely fashionable; Degas, Author: Marion Coutts. Hokusai Hokusai - image 1 Hokusai - image 2 Hokusai - image 3 Hokusai - image 4 Hokusai - image 5 Hokusai - image 6 Hokusai - image 7 The Old Man Mad about Painting. Hokusai, painter of the floating world. Main SR only Anker Hokusai. US$ Edition Label_Language_Editions_Select. Availability: In Stock Add to Cart Category: Books > Art.   A Great Wave of Hokusai an artist that at one point he signed his work “Gakyō Rōji,” which translates to “the old man mad about painting.” That’s the title, too, of a new.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Hokusai, the old man mad with painting by Edward Author: Edward Fairbrother Strange. Hokusai book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Old Man Mad about Painting Hokusai, the master who unleashed a tsunami on the /5. Hokusai book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Hokusai: The Man Who Painted a Mountain” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving Even as a ghost I’ll gaily tread The summer moors.-the old man mad about painting. flag Like see review. Sherry rated it really liked it/5.   Hokusai, in full Katsushika Hokusai, professional names Shunrō, Sōri, Kakō, Taito, Gakyōjin, Iitsu, and Manji, (born October , Edo [now Tokyo], Japan—died , Edo), Japanese master artist and printmaker of the ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”) school. His early works represent the full spectrum of ukiyo-e art, including single-sheet prints of landscapes and.