THE STORY OF A NEGLECTED BOOK: HOKUSAI'S ILLUSTRATED TANG POETRY OF 1880

Hokusai's Illustrated Tang Poetry of 1880

5–6pm, Tue 19 Jan 2021

FREE ONLINE EVENT

With Dr Ellis Tinios, Visiting Researcher at Ritsumeikan University

Join us for our 51st Annual Cohn Lecture to learn about a fascinating book designed by Japanese artist Hokusai in the 1830s, but not published until 1880, that demonstrates his extraordinary powers of composition, unerring sense of line, and ability to offer fresh and exciting visualisations of Chinese texts.

 

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Image: Hokusai. Ehon Tōshisen (Illustrated Tang poetry). Tokyo. 1880. Ebi collection courtesy of the Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University.