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. 

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.
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.
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.
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.
This print depicts freshly-picked flowers in a travel's hat. It is from the series A Matching Game with Genroku-Period Poem Shells.
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..
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.
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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