Hiroshige. 1797-1858. Master of Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints Schlombs Adele

Hiroshige. 1797-1858. Master of Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints Schlombs Adele

Культура. Искусство. Utagawa Hiroshige was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. This book provides an introduction to his work and an overview of his career. Literally meaning pictures of the floating world, ukiyo-e refers to the famous Japanese woodblock print genre that originated in the 17th century and is practically synonymous with the Western worlds visual characterization of Japan. Though Hiroshige captured a variety of subjects, his greatest talent was in creating landscapes of his native Edo (modern-day Tokyo) and his most famous work was a series known as 100 Famous Views of Edo (1856-1858).

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