Crows, Cranes & Camellias / druk 1
the natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945
Hardback || HOTEI Publishing
The work of print artist Ohara Koson (1877-1945) mainly consists of prints of birds and flowers, characterised by their peaceful charm. This book about Koson is the first Western publication of his oeuvre of prints and paintings. It provides all known information on the artist's life and work, his teachers and publishers, facsimiles of his signatures and seals and illustrations of an estimated seventy-five percent of his total print output, now kept in the splendid collection of Japanese prin...
Hardcover || Nozomi Naoi, Sabine Schenk & Maureen de Vries || HOTEI Publishing
Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934) remains today one of the most celebrated Japanese artists. His unique style - characterised by a romantic, melancholic image of women-has remained popular with contemporary Japanese audiences. The six museums dedicated to his work as painter, printmaker and illustrator are testimony to his enduring appeal. Takehisa Yumeiji is the first publication outside Japan devoted to Yumeji's life and art. It chronicles the individuality of his art practice as well as the dive...
Water and Shadow: Kawase Hasui and Japanese Landscape Prints
kawase hasui and Japanese landscape prints
Hardcover || Kendall H. Brown || HOTEI Publishing
Known as Japan's premier "poet of place," Kawase Hasui is one of the most popular landscape artists of the twentieth century. This richly illustrated catalogue spans Kawase Hasui's most imaginative period-the years from 1918 to the Great Earthquake of 1923. An important contributor to the early shin-hanga (new print) movement, Hasui crafted distinctive landscapes that also recall artistic traditions ranging from ukiyo-e and French Japonisme to Post-Impressionist painting. Water and Shadow is ...
Kunisada: Imaging Drama and Beauty
imaging drama and beauty
Robert Schaap || HOTEI Publishing
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) was one of the most successful Japanese woodblock print designers of his age. With an estimated output of some twenty-five thousand prints during a career spanning almost sixty years Kunisada was a towering figure in the sphere of ukiyo-e. His versatility and inventiveness extended across genres, from the stars of the kabuki stage to the women from the pleasure districts, the world of entertainment and the everyday, as well as landscapes, warriors and literary the...
morgen in huis
Yoshijirō Urushibara: a Japanese Printmaker in London
A Catalogue Raisonné
Paperback || Hilary Chapman & Libby Horner || HOTEI Publishing
Etchings of Rural Japan
Paperback || Chris van Otterloo || HOTEI Publishing
Tanaka Ryōhei, Etchings of Rural Japan is the ﬁrst monograph in English dedicated to the life and oeuvre of Tanaka Ryōhei (1933). Mostly self-taught, Tanaka excelled in the medium of etching. He used this technique to depict the scenery of rural Japan and its gradually disappearing thatched-roof farmhouses. Tanaka made no less than 770 etchings and printed the vast majority of the editions himself – a total of well over 100,000 prints, which found their way to many collections, both pu...
Japanese erotic prints / druk 1
Shunga by Harunobu and Koryusai
Paperback / softback || I. Klompmakers || HOTEI Publishing
This title presents a ravishing selection of shunga by the first full-colour woodblock-print masters: Harunobu and Koryusai. The prints used for this book are of a remarkable quality, their radiant colours perfectly preserved by the albums in which they were kept. The first volume in a series on erotic prints by famous Japanese woodblock-print artists, this book contains a detailed general introduction to the genre of shunga. In addition to a description of the historical and cultural setting...
Famous Japanese Prints Series Hiroshige's journey
in the 60 odd provinces
Paperback / softback || Marije Jansen || HOTEI Publishing
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) designed a series of 70 landscapes depicting the provinces of Japan between 1854 and 1856. It was the first of a number of sets from the highly productive years of his later life. The designs comprising Famous places in the 60-odd provinces (Rokuju yoshu meisho zue) are taken from all corners of Japan. Designs published before this series had already depicted the famous routes between Edo and Kyoto, the Tokaido and the Kisokaido, and various well known locations ...
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints / druk 1
Hardback || Amy Reigle Newland || HOTEI Publishing
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints will serve as a source of quick reference as well as an in-depth study of all aspects of Japanese prints from the Edo (1600-1868) to Taisho (1912-26) periods.
The first section of The Hotei Encyclopedia is divided into four main subject areas: historical background, the art history of Ukiyo-e prints, print production (materials and techniques, the publishing trade) and the history of collecting Japanese prints, with a shorter fifth section o...
Chikanobu / druk 1
Modernity And Nostalgia in Japanese Prints
Hardback || Coats, Bruce A. || HOTEI Publishing
Chikanobu. Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints is the first monograph in English on the Meiji print artist Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912), well known for his depictions of women and scenes of Japanese history and legends. Author Bruce A. Coats presents a detailed overview of Chikanobus life and works, placed within the historical and artistic context of Meiji Japan, when its rapid modernization and westernization created an interest for old Japan among the Japanese and when the arts...