Produced between 1856 and 1858 by the artist Utagawa Hiroshige (17971858), One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo Hyakkei), a collection of woodblock prints, has had a lasting influence on Western art, especially the Imperialists and Post-impressionist movements. The Japanese gardens in these prints inspired Claude Monet, and Vincent van Gogh owned several of Hiroshiges prints depicting plum trees in bloom. Selected from the Brooklyn Museum of Arts complete edition of the series, the thirty dramatic prints in this book of postcards epitomize Hiroshiges superb compositions. Pomegranates books of postcards contain up to thirty top-quality reproductions bound together in a handy, artful collection. Easy to remove and produced on heavy card stock, these stunning postcards are a delight to the sender and receiver. Postcards are oversized and may require additional postage.
Exquisite depictions of romantically idealized landscapes from woodcut master's superb Fifty-three Stages on the Tokaido. Reproduced from the Collection of the Elvehjem Museum of Art. Includes The Bridge on the Toyo River, The Ferryboat at Rokugo, The Junction of the Pilgrims' Road and Mt. Fuji in the Morning from Hara.
Christopher Deakes worked for many years as a shipping agent in the Far East and in different parts of Africa. He has been an avid collector of shipping postcards and his first book, The Postcard History of the Passenger Liner, was published to great acclaim.
Six different world cultures are the focus of Hands-On Culture: Japan, Mexico and Central America, Southeast Asia, West Africa, Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Greece and Rome. These colorful volumes examine each culture's art, science, history, geography, and language and literature. From making sushi to designing a drum to reading hieroglyphics, students use an array of hands-on activities to grow more culturally aware and appreciative if differences among peoples. Topics in this volume include: A Japanese view of aesthetics Japan: a closed society Geography and Japanese prints Counting in Japanese: ichi, ni, san, yon, go Haiku See other Hands-on Culture titles
Este volumen incluye 139 grabados japoneses de tres siglos, de 43 maestros famosos de ukiyo-e, tal como se denomina la tcnica de la xilografa en Japn. Las lminas proceden de Riccar Art Museum en Tokio, la coleccin ms amplia y famosa del mundo. Ochenta y siete de ellas son piezas de gran valor que por su importancia y rareza estn calificadas de Tesoro nacional japons o Importante patrimonio cultural nacional.