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ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Katsushika Hokusai,self-portrait

Katsushika Hokusai,   self-portrait

Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎?, October 31, 1760 (exact date questionable) – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by such painters as Sesshu, and other styles of Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景 Fugaku Sanjūroku-kei?, c. 1831) which includes the internationally recognized print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa, created during the 1820s.

Hokusai created the “Thirty-Six Views” both as a response to a domestic travel boom and as part of a personal obsession with Mount Fuji. It was this series, specifically The Great Wave print and Fuji in Clear Weather, that secured Hokusai’s fame both in Japan and overseas. As historian Richard Lane concludes, “Indeed, if there is one work that made Hokusai’s name, both in Japan and abroad, it must be this monumental print-series…”.While Hokusai’s work prior to this series is certainly important, it was not until this series that he gained broad recognition. In the West, the artist may be known for his woodblock print of The Great Wave off Kanagawa.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hokusai

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Paintings:

10. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

View of lake Suwa

View of lake Suwa

09. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Yoshitsune Falls, from the series Famous Waterfalls in Various Provinces

Yoshitsune Falls, from the series Famous Waterfalls in Various Provinces

08. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Hokusai landscape with two falconers

Hokusai landscape with two falconers

07. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Landscape

Landscape

06. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Poenies and butterfly

Poenies and butterfly

05. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Pair of sissors and sparrow

Pair of sissors and sparrow

04. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Gaifu Kaisei

Gaifu Kaisei

03. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Portrait of Chino Hyogo seated at his writing desk

Portrait of Chino Hyogo seated at his writing desk

02. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

Hawk on a ceremonial stand

Hawk on a ceremonial stand

01. ჰოკუსაი (Hokusai)

The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Hokusai's most famous print, the first in the series 36 Views of Mount Fuji

The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Hokusai’s most famous print, the first in the series 36 Views of Mount Fuji

 

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