The Great Wave
The Influence of Japanese Woodcuts on French Prints
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $70.00|
| Book Description: |
After Admiral Perry broke through Japan's isolation in 1854, the current of Japanese trade flowed west again, bearing with it the colored woodcuts of Hokusai, Hiroshige, and their contemporaries. Some of the most avid collectors of these prints were the French Impressionists and Nabis, who found in them new ways to treat their own prints. In The Great Wave, Colta Feller Ives, Curator in Charge, Department of Prints and Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art,...