Hokusai Katsushika


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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).
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