Hokusai


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Ho·ku·sai

 (hō′ko͝o-sī′, hō′ko͝o-sī′), Katsushika 1760-1849.
Japanese artist and printmaker who is remembered for his historical scenes and landscapes, including Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (1826-1833).

Hokusai

(ˈhəʊkʊˌsaɪ; ˌhəʊkʊˈsaɪ)
n
(Biography) Katsushika (ˌkætsuːˈʃiːkə). 1760–1849, Japanese artist, noted for the draughtsmanship of his colour wood-block prints, which influenced the impressionists

Ho•ku•sai

(ˈhoʊ kʊˌsaɪ, ˌhoʊ kʊˈsaɪ)

n.
Katsushika, 1760–1849, Japanese artist.
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The Freer and Sackler galleries are home to over 40,000 objects related to Asian art, including masterpieces from influential Japanese artists such as Tawaraya Sotatsu and Katsushika Hokusai.
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Arguably the best known among the countless Japanese prints is "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" by Katsushika Hokusai (c1760-1849) and the landscapes by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) but there are countless anonymous examples that are both accessible and affordable for today's collectors.
The exhibition begins with his early paintings, where he is looking for his own niche, trying out the styles of Turner, Gainsborough and Hokusai in attractive, dreamy1940s landscapes.
I Owe You the Truth" consisted of Personal interpretations of works by painters such as Hokusai (Volcanic Eruption: The Appearance of Hoeizan), Piet Mondrian (Pier and Ocean), Roy Lichtenstein (White Brush Stroke I), and Jackson Pollock (Lavender Mist).
Users will begin faced with masterpieces from The Renaissance including but not limited to artists such as Leonardo and Raffaello, smoothly arriving to Klimt and Schiele's Expressionist paintings, all the while passing through Hokusai, Van Gogh, Lautrec and many other masters.
Besides giving us the unresolved peril of the moment, Hokusai also uses the ocean's swell to frame Mt.