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Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works

Katsushika Hokusai who created the famous great wave painting Katsushika Hokusai self-portrait Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) must be the most famous Japanese woodblock printing (ukiyo-e) artist around the world. So, do you know how to pronounce “Katsushika Hokusai”? https://youtu.be/xULcUEBEo7g His art works of images including The Great Off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) and other prints of “Thirty-Six Views …

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Utagawa Kunisada (the third Toyokuni), his biography and woodblock prints

The biography and woodblock prints of Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) Utagawa Kunisada (歌川国貞) was the one of the most popular ukiyo-e artists at the end of the Tokugawa period as well as Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川国芳), among the disciples of the first Toyokuni (豊国). In contrast to his younger disciple, he was a serious person and always neatly dressed.   Sponsored Links   …

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