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Hiroshige in Tokyo : the floating world of Edo

Author: Julian Bicknell
Publisher: Rohnert Park, Calif. : Pomegranate Artbooks, 1994.
Series: Painters & places.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of the artist Hiroshige spans the last years of the Edo period, and his work provides one of the most engaging records of the life of the city--a treasury of several thousand images filled with animation and gentle humor, in which he explores the life and landscape of Japan and its diverse people.
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Genre/Form: Art
Named Person: Hiroshige Andō; Hiroshige Andō
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Bicknell
ISBN: 1566408032 9781566408035
OCLC Number: 30802793
Description: 157 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: The Cherry blossom and the sword --
The eastern capital : the mountains and the gods --
Utagawa Hiroshige : life and times --
Ukiyo-E : images of the floating world --
Hiroshige-Ga : Hiroshige made this --
The journey : "fifty-three stations of the Tokaido" --
Hiroshige-Sensei : master of a thousand wisdoms --
The city : "one hundred famous views of Edo" --
Hiroshige in history.
Series Title: Painters & places.
Responsibility: Julian Bicknell.

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The life of the artist Hiroshige spans the last years of the Edo period, and his work provides one of the most engaging records of the life of the city--a treasury of several thousand images filled with animation and gentle humor, in which he explores the life and landscape of Japan and its diverse people.

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