Hokusai: 185 Masterpieces (Annotated Masterpieces)

Hokusai Masterpieces Annotated Masterpieces This Art Book with Foreword and annotated reproductions by Maria Tsaneva contains selected drawings prints and paintings of Katsushika Hokusai Katsushika Hokusai was a brilliant artist ukiyo e p

  • Title: Hokusai: 185 Masterpieces (Annotated Masterpieces)
  • Author: Maria Tsaneva Raia Iotova
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This Art Book with Foreword and annotated reproductions by Maria Tsaneva contains 185 selected drawings, prints and paintings of Katsushika Hokusai Katsushika Hokusai was a brilliant artist, ukiyo e painter and print maker, best known for his wood block print series Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji, which contain the prints The Great Wave and Fuji in Clear Weather These prThis Art Book with Foreword and annotated reproductions by Maria Tsaneva contains 185 selected drawings, prints and paintings of Katsushika Hokusai Katsushika Hokusai was a brilliant artist, ukiyo e painter and print maker, best known for his wood block print series Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji, which contain the prints The Great Wave and Fuji in Clear Weather These prints are famous both in Japan and overseas, and have left a lasting image in the worldwide art world Hokusai s artistic influence has stretched to have affected the Art Nouveau style in Europe, including Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, and Hermann Obrist, all of whom have themes similar to Hokusai s Hokusai had a long career, but he produced most of his important work after age 60 The aged artist lost everything in a fire at his lodgings in 1839 and devoted the last ten years of his life to painting increasingly transcendent subjects, such as tigers and mythic creatures At the age of 88, on his deathbed, it is said that he exclaimed that he needed only five years of life, in order to become a real painter.

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