Surprise! By Kuniyoshi
Ukiyo-E Paper Book

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  • Imagine life in Edo, Tokyo from the 17th-19th century, in the early modern period there were many Ukiyo-e shops which sold woodblock prints displaying then-current styles and fashions much like our fashion photography and magazines today.

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Product Description

  • Author
    Nobuhisa Kaneko  
    Binding
    trade paperback  
    Cat No.
    3569542  
    EAN
    9784756246899  
    Genre
    Art & Design  
    ISBN
    9784756246899  
    Publisher
    PIE Books  
    Type
    Books  
  • Imagine life in Edo, Tokyo from the 17th-19th century, in the early modern period there were many Ukiyo-e shops which sold woodblock prints displaying then-current styles and fashions much like our fashion photography and magazines today.

    Each Ukiyo-e work was sold individually people bought the beautifully printed sheets of paper to learn the trends of the day and/or to enjoy the art-works by displaying them on walls as interior decor.

    Surprise! By Kuniyoshi covers a variety of subjects and themes ghosts, monsters, yokais and skulls, human beings in humorous or satiric situations any of which might shock or bring laughter to viewers in unexpected ways.

    Surprise! includes sixty reproductions of works by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1792-1892), an outstanding Ukiyo-e great master these wonderful reproductions are removable, so that one may re-purpose the Ukiyo-e for whatever environment they choose.

    The backside of each sheet includes elegantly simplified designs based on the featured Ukiyo-e designs. Surprise! By Kuniyoshi is a must for Japanese art lovers, or anyone who might find interest in unusual and humorous delights.

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