Japanese Warriors: 117 Woodblock Prints (Dover Books on Art) (Paperback)

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Born near Edo in 1807, Gyokuransai Sadahide was a gifted student of Utagawa Kunisada, one of Japan's most renowned woodblock artists. This vibrant compilation features more than a hundred hard-to-find examples of Sadahide's artistry, including prints of heavily armored samurai, battle scenes, and well-defended fortresses. Drawn from a series of volumes originally published in 1863, the dynamic images offer authentic views of warrior life during the Edo period. This inexpensive collection of high-quality reproductions of extremely rare woodblock prints will enchant collectors and enthusiasts of Eastern art.

About the Author


Gyokuransai Sadahide was born near Edo in 1807. He was an accomplished student of Utagawa Kunisada, one of the most renowned of Japanese woodblock artists. His early work was mainly book illustrations, but in the 1830s he began to produce prints of subjects such as women, actors, and warriors.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486483559
ISBN-10: 048648355X
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: November 21st, 2012
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Art