Hokusai: One Hundred Views of Mt. Fuji

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George Braziller, 1988 - Art - 224 pages
Considered Hokusai's masterpiece, this series of images -- which first appeared in the 1830s in three small volumes -- captures the simple, elegant shape of Mount Fuji from every angle and in every context.

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User Review  - qatharms - LibraryThing

What a marvelous book. The images of Fuji are amazing. I never thought about art from the point of view of the artist. I love the idea of looking at Fuji from so many perspectives. It opens up Japan in a way I never dreamed of. Read full review

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User Review  - TurtleBoy - LibraryThing

As a newbie regarding Asian art, I very much appreciated this simple and approachable edition of Hokusai's famous set of ukiyo-e prints from the 1830s. In addition to a robust historical and ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
4
Section 2
7
Section 3
8
Section 4
9
Section 5
11
Section 6
13
Section 7
15
Section 8
16
Section 14
138
Section 15
193
Section 16
194
Section 17
205
Section 18
206
Section 19
210
Section 20
212
Section 21
213

Section 9
17
Section 10
18
Section 11
19
Section 12
21
Section 13
79
Section 22
215
Section 23
218
Section 24
219
Section 25
222
Section 26
223

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About the author (1988)

Smith is Professor of Japanese history at Columbia University, New York.

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