Woodblock print (reprint), Published by Bijutsu-sha (Tokyo National Museum) - Curated by Suzuki Susumu and Narazaki Muneshige - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - Complete series "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji" - From a limited edition of 500 - Japan - ca 1960
Supervised by: Tokyo National Museum
Susumu Suzuki (Cultural Properties Protection Committee)
Muneshige Narazaki (Doctor of Philosophy)
Published by: Bijutsu-sha
Limited edition of 500.
From the publisher:
"We have taken into account the durability of the precious original plates and the importance of the woodblock printing process".
"The book is not available to the general public."
"Please note that the book is not available at ordinary bookstores."
"To all lovers of woodblock prints"
Printed on Echizen paper.
Echizen paper is known as the highest quality Japanese paper, manufactured in Reihoku province of Fukui prefecture. It has a 1,500-year history and was used to make Japan’s first paper currency.
This booklet contains a guide to the collection, including: "The 36 Views of Mount Fuji" (46 Views), their historical and contemporary comparisons; "Focus of Appreciation"; "The Establishment and Characteristics of the 36 Views of Mount Fuji"; "Discussion"; "The Process of Woodblock Printing"; and "The Process of Prints"; and "Photographs and Illustrations", which is attached as an appendix.
With relief printing.
The woodblock prints are glued to the passepartouts.
Dimension of the woodblocks: c26x18,2cm.
Dimension of the passepartouts: 32.5x24.5cm.
The cover a little bit dirty, rubbed.
Passepartouts are slightly creased at the corners.
The woodblock prints "Dawn at Isawa in Kai Province", "The lake of Hakone in Sagami Province" and "Enoshima in the Sagami" are slightly foxed.
The woodblock prints "Shimomeguro" and "Shichiri beach in Sagami Province" have a few faint foxing spots.
Rare complete set in the original folder, with the woodcuts that are otherwise sold separately.
- Stampa xilografica (ristampa)
- Stampa a blocchi di legno policroma
- circa 1960
- Regione/ Paese d'origine
- Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
- Titolo dell'opera
- Complete series "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji" - From a limited edition of 500
- In ottime condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 6×26.5×35.5 cm