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Katsushika Hokusai, Ukiyo-e artist 

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was the leading ukiyo-e artist and printmaker of the later Edo period. In his time, he was also Japan’s foremost expert on Chinese painting. Hokusai has created the ” Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” in response to a domestic travel boom and also partly because his personal obsession with Mount Fuji. He has painted the Great Wave off Kanagawa during the 1820s which secured Hokusai’s fame both in Japan and internationally.

Japanese Art - Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji

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The Great Wave off Kanazawa Print, Hokusai Great Wave, Ukiyo-e, No. J01001
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A colored version of the Big wave, Ukiyo-e, No. J01002
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Kokusai Mount Fuji, Art Print, Ukiyo-e, No. J01003
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Hawk On A Ceremonial Stand, Hokusai Hawk, No. J01004
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Hokusai Dragon, Art Print, No. J01005
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Hokusai Phoenix, Japanese Print, No. J01006

Japanese Art - Carp Leaping Up a Cascade

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Koi Fish, Japanese Print, No. J01007

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