This beautiful monograph by Matthi Forrer showcases the work of Utagawa Kuniyoshi, one of the last great Japanese ukiyo-e masters. Published by Prestel, this edition is available to Folio customers with an exclusive 30% discount.
Best-known for his depictions of fierce samurai warriors in battle, Utagawa Kuniyoshi also created stunning landscapes, portraits of Kabuki actors and images of mythical animals. His dynamic action scenes and fantastical creatures are recognised today as precursors of manga and anime, with Kuniyoshi often referred to as ‘the godfather of manga’. In this spectacular new large-format monograph, beautifully illustrated with 247 stunning colour illustrations, ukiyo-e expert Matthi Forrer traces Kuniyoshi’s entire creative career, from his early influences to his artistic development and incredible legacy. This stunning edition is published by Prestel, one of the world’s leading art publishers, and is available to Folio customers with an exclusive 30% discount.
Published by Prestel
247 colour illustrations
300mm x 364mm