Hiroshige Collection Catalog

$19.95

This large exhibition catalog contains 288 prints by Ukiyo-e master artist Utagawa Hiroshige, all reproduced in full color, from the Edward Burr Van Vleck collection at the Chazen Museum of Art.

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Utagawa Hiroshige (Japan, 1797-1858) was one of the great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Literally meaning “pictures of the floating world,” ukiyo-e was a particular woodblock print genre of art that flourished between the 17th and 19th centuries.

This large exhibition catalog contains 288 prints by Ukiyo-e master artist Utagawa Hiroshige, all reproduced in full color, from the Edward Burr Van Vleck collection at the Chazen Museum of Art. The catalog contains a checklist of the exhibition in both English and Japanese, an essay about the collection’s history in Japanese by Yamaguchi Keisaburo, and a foreword in English and Japanese by former Chazen director, Russell Panczenko. This book is printed to be read from right to left.

Publisher: Bun You and Elvehjem Museum of Art (1996)

Foreword: Russell Panczenko

Essay: Yamaguchi Keisaburo

 

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Weight 1.14 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 12 × 1 in