Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo 2000

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Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo 2000

This gorgeous book delves into the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing. The Samurai spirit, Bushido, is an integral component of Japanese tattooing that is traced through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of this veiled subculture. The eloquent text is based largely on Takahiro Kitamura’s experiences as client and student of the famed Japanese tattoo master, Horiyoshi III. Over 200 beautiful photos by Jai Tanju capture the breathtaking tattoo artistry of Horiyoshi III. Five original, unpublished prints by Horiyoshi III, like those in his acclaimed book, 100 Demons of Horiyoshi III, are included here. Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo is certain to fascinate everyone with an interest in tattoo culture.

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  • Condition:  Used / Very Good
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd; 1St Edition edition (September 18, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780764312014
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764312014
  • ASIN: 0764312014
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.8 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

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Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo 2000

This gorgeous book delves into the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing. The Samurai spirit, Bushido, is an integral component of Japanese tattooing that is traced through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of this veiled subculture. The eloquent text is based largely on Takahiro Kitamura’s experiences as client and student of the famed Japanese tattoo master, Horiyoshi III. Over 200 beautiful photos by Jai Tanju capture the breathtaking tattoo artistry of Horiyoshi III. Five original, unpublished prints by Horiyoshi III, like those in his acclaimed book, 100 Demons of Horiyoshi III, are included here. Bushido: Legacies of the Japanese Tattoo is certain to fascinate everyone with an interest in tattoo culture.

About the Author

 

  • Condition:  Used / Very Good
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd; 1St Edition edition (September 18, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780764312014
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764312014
  • ASIN: 0764312014
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.8 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

 

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