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Utamaro colour prints and paintings by J. Hillier

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kitagawa, Utamaro, -- 1753?-1806.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ. Hillier.
The Physical Object
Pagination161p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16767222M

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The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not included. If the book is a multi volume set then this is only a single volume. This is a reprint of a very old book so there might be some imperfections like blurred pages, poor images or missing pages. Jan 27,  · Utamaro, Japanese printmaker and painter who was one of the greatest artists of the ukiyo-e (“pictures of the floating world”) movement; he is known especially for his masterfully composed portraits of sensuous female beauties. Probably born in a . Jan 18,  · UTAMARO: A Chorus of Birds (English and Japanese Edition) [Utamaro, James T. Kinney, Julia Meech-Pikarik] on rajasthan-travel-tour.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A facsimile of a late-eighteenthcentury Japanese masterpiece features exquisite reproductions of Utamaro's prints/5(5). Jan 01,  · If sensuality had a name, it would be without a doubt Utamaro. Delicately underlining the Garden of Pleasures that once constituted Edo, Utamaro, by the richness of his fabrics, the long necks of swans, the mysterious looks, evoke in a few lines the sensual pleasure of the Orient/5(9).

Although far removed in subject matter from the elegant courtesans for which Kitagawa Utamaro (–) is justly renowned, the "Book of Insects" (Ehon mushi erabi, literally translated as "Picture Book of Selected Insects") is not merely a footnote to the artist's lifework/5. Kitagawa Utamaro (), one of the greatest masters of the Ukiyo-e school of Japanese wood-block printing, excelled in the exotic portrayal of Japanese women, especially those of the Yoshiwara district. Many contemporary critics regard him as the greatest Japanese printmaker. Like most of the. Utamaro is especially known for his portraits of women, renowned for his ability to subtlety capture their private lives. From courtesans to mothers, he offered a behind-the-scenes understanding of Edo’s women. Slender and graceful, Utamaro’s women bear small features and delicate color. He also produced many okubi-e (big-head portraits. In his Life of Utamaro, Edmond de Goncourt, in exquisite language and with analytical skill, interpreted the meaning of the form of Japanese art which found its chief expression in the use of the wooden block for colour printing. To glance.

Oct 15,  · The book is described at length and illustrated in Asano Shugo and Timothy Clark, The Passionate Art of Kitagawa Utamaro, exhibition catalogue, (London and Tokyo, ) vol. 2, p and Jack Hillier, The Art of the Japanese Book, (London, ), p Another copy of this book was sold Christie's, New York, 22nd September , Lot Utamaro synonyms, Utamaro pronunciation, Utamaro translation, English dictionary definition of Utamaro. n Kitagawa, original name Kitagawa Nebsuyoshi. –, Japanese master of wood-block prints, of the ukiyo-e school; noted esp for his portraits of women. Kitagawa Utamaro (), one of the greatest masters of the Ukiyo-e school of Japanese wood-block printing, excelled in the exotic portrayal of Japanese women, especially those of the Yoshiwara district. Many contemporary critics regard him as the greatest Japanese printmaker. Like most of the Ukiyo-e artists, Kitagawa Utamaro was a native of Edo. Web users can now explore virtually the masterworks of Japanese illustration featured in the exhibition Kachōfūgetsu: The Natural World in Japanese Prints, which closes later this month on Sunday 17 May.. This unique online interactive allows you to 'turn the pages' of the nature-themed illustrated books of Kitagawa Utamaro (c) from the collection of the Fitzwilliam - the 'Insect.