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

Katsushika, 1760–1849, Japanese artist.
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Fuji, which is a familiar theme of ukiyo-e woodblock prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige.
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The dedicated UT corner on the second floor will showcase UT designs from the most popular collections including MAGIC FOR ALL, Hokusai Blue, SPRZ NY, JUMP 50th, Minions, among others.
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