916189

9780807611432

Hiroshige One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Hiroshige One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
$76.00
$3.95 Shipping
List Price
$85.00
Discount
10% Off
You Save
$9.00

  • Condition: New
  • Provider: SequiturBooks Contact
  • Provider Rating:
    90%
  • Ships From: Boonsboro, MD
  • Shipping: Standard, Expedited
  • Comments: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 37 cm. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

   30-day money back guarantee
$42.99
$3.95 Shipping
List Price
$85.00
Discount
49% Off
You Save
$42.01

  • Condition: Good
  • Provider: Ergodebooks Contact
  • Provider Rating:
    83%
  • Ships From: Multiple Locations
  • Shipping: Standard
  • Comments: Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
Cancel
  • ISBN-13: 9780807611432
  • ISBN: 0807611433
  • Publisher: Braziller Incorporated, George

AUTHOR

SUMMARY

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, actually composed of 118 splendid woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art. The series contains many of Hiroshige's best-loved and most extraordinary prints. Like Venice and Florence in the 14th and 15th centuries, or Paris in the age of the Impressionists, the city of Edo, with its superb landmarks and its festive display of elegant urban life, exerts a special and compelling fascination. Hiroshige revealed the panorama of his city's activities with subtle and vivid visual anecdotes: fireworks seen from the river, fashionable geishas on parade, the kabuki district at night, intimate moments in the gardens and teahouses. It is a tour de force of artistic vision and printmaking craftsmanship. This edition has been reproduced from an exceptionally fine, first-edition set in the Brooklyn Museum of Art to insure maximum fidelity to the original prints. Henry Smith ex-plains the world of Edo in its twilight before the Meiji Restoration and the beginnings of a modern urban society. Each plate is accompanied by a commentary that discusses its artistic and cultural interest in detail. For anyone interested in Japan, the One Hundred Famous Views of Edo is perhaps the finest guide and one of the greatest legacies imaginable.Hiroshige, Ando is the author of 'Hiroshige One Hundred Famous Views of Edo' with ISBN 9780807611432 and ISBN 0807611433.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, 30-day no-questions-asked return policy, and our price match guarantee, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.