The text is knowledgeable and informs us in an easy manner while the catalogue of the artist's work is divided into subject matter with each print beautifully reproduced and explained. This is a wonderful book that is long overdue... --Ryedale Gazette & Herald, 7th Oct 2009
As a publication, Hokusai by Matthi Forrer is in itself a work of art. Its scope, detail, and meticulous production, all combine to create a book that is beautiful and sumptuous as it is readable. --Living Design September 2011
About the Author
MATTHI FORRER is curator of the Japanese Department at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, Germany. His is also the author of Hiroshige: Prints and Drawings (Prestel).