Katsushika Hoki

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Style: Ukiyo-E

Place: Edo

Born: 1760

Death: 1849

Nationality: Japan

Biography:

Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎?, ?October 31, 1760 – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by such painters as Sesshu, and other styles of Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景, Fuga...