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Self portrait - Katsushika Hokuasai
Self portrait
Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾北斎, Katsushika Hokusai? 1760–May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. In his time he was Japan's leading expert on Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best-known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (c. 1831) which includes the iconic and 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 within 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 and left a lasting impact on the art world. It was The Great Wave print that initially received, and continues to receive, acclaim and popularity in the Western world.

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Lys Oranges Et Roses - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Lys Oranges Et Roses
Dessin L'Homme Aux Papillons - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Dessin L'Homme Aux Papillons
Minamoto No Hitoshi From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Minamoto No Hitoshi From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu...
Fugaku Sanjurokkei. 36 Vues Du Mont Fuji - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Fugaku Sanjurokkei. 36 Vues Du Mont Fuji
Repos Des Gardes Imperiaux. Illustration D'Un Poeme... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Repos Des Gardes Imperiaux. Illustration D'Un Poeme...
Surimonono Bonkei, Ishi. Fabrication D'Un Paysage En... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Surimonono Bonkei, Ishi. Fabrication D'Un Paysage En...
Onakatomi Yoshinobu Ason From The Series 'Hyakunin... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Onakatomi Yoshinobu Ason From The Series 'Hyakunin...
Inume Pass in Kai Province - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Inume Pass in Kai Province
Ebizo - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Ebizo
'Gaifu Kaisei' (Fine Wind, Clear Weather), Also Known... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
'Gaifu Kaisei' (Fine Wind, Clear Weather), Also Known...
Ariwara No Narihira From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Ariwara No Narihira From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu...
Deux Dessins 1 enfant Jouant Avec Une Toupie 2 guerrier... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Deux Dessins 1 enfant Jouant Avec Une Toupie 2 guerrier...
Sarumaru Dayu From The 'Hyakunin Isshu Ubaga Etoki' - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Sarumaru Dayu From The 'Hyakunin Isshu Ubaga Etoki'
Yui - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Yui
Repiquage Du Riz - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Repiquage Du Riz
Five Feminine Virtues-U.S. Postage Stamp - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Five Feminine Virtues-U.S. Postage Stamp
Ehon Teikin Orai. Livre A L'Usage De L'Education Des... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Ehon Teikin Orai. Livre A L'Usage De L'Education Des...
The Katakura Tea Plantation in Suruga Province - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
The Katakura Tea Plantation in Suruga Province
Shimpen Suiko Gaden. Histoires Illustrees De Suiko... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Shimpen Suiko Gaden. Histoires Illustrees De Suiko...
Motoyoshi Shinno From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu Ubaga... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Motoyoshi Shinno From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu Ubaga...
Kakinomoto No Hitomaro From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu... - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Kakinomoto No Hitomaro From The Series 'Hyakunin Isshu...
Surimono Anba Umafubuki. Cheval D'Arcons Et Bardane - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Surimono Anba Umafubuki. Cheval D'Arcons Et Bardane
Dessin Une Femme Et Son Enfant Faisant L'Aumone - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Dessin Une Femme Et Son Enfant Faisant L'Aumone
Dessin  Un Acteur De Kyogen Pres D'Un Chandelier - Katsushika Hokusai - www.katsushikahokusai.org
Dessin Un Acteur De Kyogen Pres D'Un Chandelier
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