you like to know more about Japanese Woodblock Prints and its artists? See below
my recommended books (to buy click on the title or in the image). Click here to buy from the UK.
Salter Japanese Woodblock Printing
|Very interesting book. Essential to
understand the techniques used in Japanese Woodblock Prints and a great
help for a deeper knowledge of the prints themselves.
Carey Rediscovering the Old Tokaido: In the Footsteps of Hiroshige
|Interesting description of a travel
on foot by the Tokaido of today. Includes a reproduction of the first
edition of Hiroshige's 53 Stations of the Tokaido.
Newland Time Present and Time Past: Images of a Forgotten Master
|Great reference on the work of
Toyohara Kunichika. Includes color reproductions of 130 prints by this
great master of the second half of the nineteen century.
Stevenson Yoshitoshi's One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
|The definitive book on the best known
series of Yoshitoshi. Includes an introduction to the work of Yoshitoshi,
well illustrated, as well as the reproduction of all prints in the
series with an extensive description.
Newland The female image. 20th Century prints of Japanese beauties.
|Extensive survey on the female
portrait in the Japanese print of the twentieth century. With color
reproductions of 264 prints.