Katsushika Hokusai, Ukiyo-e & Edo Period Japan

Links & Resources

Further information on Katsushika Hokusai and other Ukiyo-e artists can be found by following the links below.

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Hokusai Resources

The Hokusai Museum: online information site and guide to the Hokusai Museum in Obuse, Japan
Touch and Turn Hokusai Book: a complete Hokusai book, Hokusai Manga Vol 12
Museum of Fine Art Boston: the museum holds an extensive collection of Japanese prints
www.andreas.com: the webmaster includes Hokusai in his interests

Ukiyo-e and Japanese art in general

Viewing Japanese Pints: a nicely put together site on the Ukiyo-e
www.artelino.com: an online auction site specialising in East Asian art
www.ukiyo-e.se: a website about the Ukiyo-e with a comprehensive list of sites
Artcyclopedia: an online resource about art
Hiroshige.org.uk: a well researched website detailing the work of Ando Hiroshige
Noel Chiappa's Home page: Noel Chiappa's website contains information on Japanese wood-block printing and Ukiyo-e artists
New York Public Library Digital Gallery: the NYPL has a good collection of digital images of work by Utamaro
Brooklyn Museum: the Brooklyn Museum has a fine online gallery displaying Hiroshige's 100 famous views of Edo
Ukiyoe-Gallery: a commercial website dealing in Ukiyo-e prints with an extensive collection, as well as a 'library' of online resources and books

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Additional Resources

Samuraiwiki: an online database of pre-modern Japanese history
Ominobu: a great website for the history and culture of Japan
www.wikipedia.com: extensive information on all aspects of Japanese history and art
Jim Breen's Japanese Website: Jim Breen's site is crammed full of various topics
Amazon.co.uk: Amazon stocks a range of titles on the subjects of Hokusai and Ukiyo-e
Encyclopedia Britannica Online: biographical entries and a wealth of information on various topics

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Reading (a small selection of ukiyo-e related books)

Hokusai by Gian Carlo Calza (Phaidon Press Ltd; New Ed edition Jul 2004)
Hokusai's Mount Fuji: The Complete Views in Color by Jocelyn Bouquillard (Harry N. Abrams, Inc. May 2007)
Hokusai, First Manga Master by Jocelyn Bouillard (Author), Christophe Marquet (Photographer) (Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Jun 2007)
Hokusai: Prints and Drawings by Matthi Forrer (Prestel; New Ed edition Mar 2001)
Ukiyo-e by Gian Carlo Calza (Phaidon Press Ltd; New Ed edition May 2007)
Ando Hiroshige: Master of Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints by Adele Schlombs (Taschen GmbH Oct 2007)
The Dawn of the Floating World 1650-1765: Early Ukiyo-e Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by Timothy Clark (Thames & Hudson Ltd Nov 2001)

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