Katsushika Hokusai

Carp by Katsushika Hokusai, Japan. Hokusai adopted more than thirty different names under which he worked and published numerous ukiyo-e collections on many different subject.

Katsushika Hokusai, Rats and Rice Bales, 1843

Rats and Rice Bales by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period, ink and color on silk, Japan


Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, ca. 1760 - / Waterfall where Yoshitsune Washed his Horse, Yoshino, Yamato Province (Washu Yoshino Yoshitsune uma arai no taki), from the series "Tour of Waterfalls in Various Province"

Katsushika Hokusai

Kaijo no fuji by Katsushika Hokusai from "The 100 Views of Fiji", volume, It is a mirrored version of the original Big Wave off Kanagawa. There are no boats and the wave crests are birds.

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)

The Sumo Wrestlers Wadagahara Jinshiro and Kachozan Gorokichi Poster Print by Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) Tokyo (Edo)) x

浮世絵 葛飾北斎「神奈川沖浪裏」

北斎 VS 広重 浮世絵、富士山対決

'Under the Wave, off Kanagawa' (Kanagawa oki nami-ura), or 'The Great Wave', a colour woodblock print by Katsushika Hokusai; Mount Fuji is dwarfed in the background by a towering wave, a symbol of the sky's power.

Hokusai Katsushika

Katsushika Hokusai The Manor's Dishes from the series One Hundred Tales, Color woodblock print (nishiki-e). 13 x 17 ½ in. Courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Arts.


"South Wind, Clear Sky" (a. Red Fuji southern wind clear morning - "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji" by Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai, Illustrations of Chinese poetry, Volume Giving water --- Hokusai is one of my favourite artists and the artist behind my absolute favourite painting: The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, definitely the most famous Japanese wood block print.