Through his elegant brush paintings and masterful woodblocks, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) became one of Japan s most internationally-renowned artists. A master of Ukiyo-e art, he single-handedly transformed the art form from a simple style focused on courtesans and famous actors into a grander style depicting the beauty of nature seen through landscapes and wildlife. His style of art and subject evolved as many times as he changed his name, but Hokusai s talent as an artist remained constant and his influential role in ...

Hokusai 2009, Parkstone Press

ISBN-13: 9781844846528

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