Katsushika Hokusai | Japanese Woodblock Prints | Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji
Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji woodblock prints by Hokusai at Scholten Japanese Art.
Today I turn 26 on the 26th. It's my golden birthday. For those of you who don't know the term, allow me to explain. Your golden birthday is when your age and date are the same number. We know what I look like now, but lets take a look back... This is me when I was little...many years ago. On the left is one of my many soccer photos. On the right is a picture of Charlotte and I eating our lunch while watching tv. Mom used to make us a lunch to pack into our lunch boxes, then we would travel…
Hiroshige Utagawa se fait l'humble interprète de la nature, qui, à l'aide des moyens frustes de la gravure sur bois, sait exprimer comme à travers « une fenêtre enchantée » les délicates transparences de l'atmosphère au fil des saisons, dans des paysages où l'homme est toujours présent. Ces œuvres se caractérisent par la maîtrise subtile des couleurs franches - avec la domination du vert et du bleu - et son sens du premier plan.
Waves off the Satta Pass in Suruga Province; Ichiryusai Hiroshige; 1858; M87 on NZ Museums
In the second half of the eighteenth century, masters such as Hiroshige and Hokusai used the same techniques of flat blocks of colour, highlighted by delicate detailing, which had developed in ukiyo-e prints during the Edo period in Japan (1603-1863). Eschewing the actors and courtesans so popular with many ukiyo-e artists, they both illustrated landmarks in the Japanese countryside. Hiroshige made his first journey along the Tokaido road to Kyoto, which took him along the eastern sea route…
Ando Hiroshige - Yoshiwara - Art Print
Ando Hiroshige - Yoshiwara Art Print. Explore our collection of Ando Hiroshige fine art prints, giclees, posters and hand crafted canvas products