Hokusai

This exhibition is I have chosen to showcase the art work of Katsushika Hokusai. He is Japanese artist, painter and printmaker of the Edo period. he is best known for his works in woodblock print called Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. Thus creating his fame as an artist. 

Kirifuri Waterfall on Mount Kurokami in Shimotsuke Province (Shimotsuke Kurokamiyama kirifuri notaki), from the series Waterfalls in Various Provinces (Shokoku takimeguri), Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760 - 1849, c. 1832-1833, From the collection of: Philadelphia Museum of Art
This painting is one of Hokusai most dramatic series of paintings. This painting depicts one of the waterfalls near the mountains round the Nikko area.
Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji: The Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period, 19th century, From the collection of: Tokyo National Museum
This painting is one of the best known print in the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. The Wave, is widely known to be one of Japanese most famous work.
Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji: Fine Wind, Clear Morning, Katsushika Hokusai, 19c, From the collection of: Yamatane Museum of Art
Another print from the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, this one shows the moment when the sun is rising with clear skies which causes the Mountain to turn red.
Peonies and Canary (Shakuyaku, kanaari), from an untitled series known as Small Flowers, Katsushika Hokusai, published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō), about 1834 (Tenpō 5), From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
This painting is from a different series called Small Flowers. This painting included a poetic inscriptions as well as the name of the bird and flower. This shows Hokusai lesser known prints.
Myriad grasses shell (Chigusagai) from the series 'A shell-matching game with Genroku thirty-six linked verses (Genroku kasen kai-awase)', Katsushika HOKUSAI, 1821, From the collection of: Art Gallery of South Australia
This print depicts freshly-picked flowers in a travel's hat. It is from the series A Matching Game with Genroku-Period Poem Shells.
Ukiyo-e print of Fukagawa, from "36 views of Mt. Fuji", Katsushika Hokusai, 1830 - 1831 AD, From the collection of: Royal Ontario Museum
Another wonderful print from the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. This one showing the front view of Mannen Bridge with Mt. Fuji in the distance, and the arc of the bridge..
Shokoku Meikyo Kiran-Ashikaga Gyodozan Kumo no Kakehashi, Artist: Katsushika Hokusai, -1/1, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
This print is from Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces, it is called The Hanging-cloud Bridge at Mount Gyodo. This painting shows one of the fascinating bridges.
Hokusai as an old man, Artist: Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
This print is a self-portrait of the man himself, Katsushika Hokusai. Although it may not be him but the print depicts how Hokusai should've been.
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