Hokusai’s horror ghosts artworks (ukiyo-e)

The series of “A hundred horror stories” prints <a title=”Katsushika Hokusai and his ukiyo-e artworks collection” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/katsushika-hokusai/hokusai-life-paintings”><strong>Katsushika Hokusai</strong> (1760-1849)</a> began to deal with “A hundred horror stories”(Hyaku-monogatari/百物語) in1831. He used the painting name of “Iitsu”(為一) as the signature. Hyakumonogatari was the traditional way of a gathering to speak and hear ghost stories.  As the title represents, he and the Read more about Hokusai’s horror ghosts artworks (ukiyo-e)[…]