Saturday, July 29, 2006

ART GALLERY - Katsushika Hokusai

Hokusai, full name Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Japanese painter and wood engraver, born in Edo (now Tokyo). He is considered one of the outstanding figures of the Ukiyo-e, or "pictures of the floating world" (everyday life), school of printmaking. This is the famous "In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa", often known in the West as "The Wave".

This is "Mount Fuji in Clear Weather". This often also known as "Red Fuji".

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