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Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai PrintsCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2019
Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), or The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)
Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景 Fugaku Sanjūroku-kei, c. 1831) which includes the internationally iconic print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa.
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Two Figures

Two Figures

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Guan Yu, Chinese God of War

Guan Yu, Chinese God of War

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Transmitting the Spirit, Revealing the Form of Things: Hokusai Sketchbooks, volume 14 (Denshin kaishu: Hokusai manga, jūyonpen)

Transmitting the Spirit, Revealing the Form of Things: Hokusai Sketchb...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Picture Album Transmitting the Spirit: The Hokusai Drawing Style (Denshin gafu Hokusai gashiki)

Picture Album Transmitting the Spirit: The Hokusai Drawing Style (Dens...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Fisherman

Fisherman

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Miniature Drawings

Miniature Drawings

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

In Front of a Shop

In Front of a Shop

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Shinpan ukie hankai kōmon no zu

Shinpan ukie hankai kōmon no zu

Print shows interior of a courtyard with men standing at entrances to the building and others, on the ground, appear to have been thrown out of the dwelling or repulsed in their efforts to gain entrance. Title ... more

Woman Spinning Silk

Woman Spinning Silk

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Shōki, the Demon Queller

Shōki, the Demon Queller

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

[Flower or vegetable in a flowerpot]

[Flower or vegetable in a flowerpot]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Libra... more

Sangatsu[yayoi?] hanazumō shigatsu[uduki?] shaka tanjō

Sangatsu[yayoi?] hanazumō shigatsu[uduki?] shaka tanjō

Print shows three women dancing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blossoms of the yoshiwara. Form... more

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows four men taking a break from washing the shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blo... more

Shōgastu kamuro manzai

Shōgastu kamuro manzai

Print shows a young couple dancing, one playing a small hand-held drum (tsuzumi), during the Yoshiwara Niwaka festival. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specia... more

Spring in the Rice Fields

Spring in the Rice Fields

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Actor Nakamura Noshio II, in Female Role, Holding a Shakuhachi (Bamboo Flute)

The Actor Nakamura Noshio II, in Female Role, Holding a Shakuhachi (Ba...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Matsumoto Koshiro IV as Tsurifune no Sabu

Matsumoto Koshiro IV as Tsurifune no Sabu

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Ninth-Month Kabuki Dance "Kikujido"

The Ninth-Month Kabuki Dance "Kikujido"

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) , New York, NY (1936; sold to MMA). Edo period (1615–1868)

Yanagi no kezuribana

Yanagi no kezuribana

Print shows the text of two poems. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japanes... more

Squeaking a Ground Cherry, from the series Seven Fashionable Useless Habits (Furyu nakute nana kuse)

Squeaking a Ground Cherry, from the series Seven Fashionable Useless H...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Hikitejaya mae  no yuki usagi

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Print shows a person walking to the left, mostly hidden by a snow-covered umbrella, a woman walking to the right, holding a tray with a snow sculpture of a bunny on it, and a woman sitting on a bench at a tea s... more

Men’s Stomping Dances (Otoko dōka)

Men’s Stomping Dances (Otoko dōka)

Chōbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829) Edo period (1615–1868)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Poem by Gon-chūnagon Masafusa (Ōe no Masafusa), from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Poem by Gon-chūnagon Masafusa (Ōe no Masafusa), from the series One Hu...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Taishō period (1912–26)

Poem by Sōsei Hōshi,  from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Poem by Sōsei Hōshi, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by t...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Taishō period (1912–26)

Poem by Akazome Emon, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Poem by Akazome Emon, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by t...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Taishō period (1912–26)

Spring in the Rice Fields

Spring in the Rice Fields

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Ancient Plum Tree in Bloom

Ancient Plum Tree in Bloom

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Koto o idaku musume

Koto o idaku musume

Print shows a woman standing, holding a koto. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kogatae Nishikie Surimono. Egoyomi read in the k... more

A Snow–clad Landscape with Gray Clouds

A Snow–clad Landscape with Gray Clouds

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Print

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Top of Mount Fuji

The Top of Mount Fuji

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Transmitting the Spirit, Revealing the Form of Things: Hokusai Sketchbooks, volume 15 (Denshin kaishu: Hokusai manga, jūgohen)

Transmitting the Spirit, Revealing the Form of Things: Hokusai Sketchb...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Poem by Chūnagon Atsutada (Fujiwara no Asatada),  from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Poem by Chūnagon Atsutada (Fujiwara no Asatada), from the series One ...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Taishō period (1912–26)

Cage of Fireflies at Dawn in Summer

Cage of Fireflies at Dawn in Summer

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Fine Views of the Eastern Capital at a Glance (Tōto meisho ichiran)

Fine Views of the Eastern Capital at a Glance (Tōto meisho ichiran)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kinuta no tamagawa

Kinuta no tamagawa

Print shows a woman daydreaming while leaning on a device for beating cloth; a young boy holding a cage is standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print sp... more

Print

Print

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kudanme

Kudanme

Print shows a woman putting on a hat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yatsushi chūshingura : A modern chūshingura. ... more

Print

Print

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Collection of Short Poems in Chinese from Itako (Itako zekku shū)

Collection of Short Poems in Chinese from Itako (Itako zekku shū)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kasanui

Kasanui

Print shows a woman sitting with a man who is sewing an umbrella. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shokunin sanjū roku... more

Lives of Courtesans at Itako

Lives of Courtesans at Itako

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Weaving Factory

The Weaving Factory

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Metal Carver

The Metal Carver

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Swordsmith

The Swordsmith

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Illustrated Book of Humorous Poems "Mountain on Mountain"

Illustrated Book of Humorous Poems "Mountain on Mountain"

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Katada no rakugan

Katada no rakugan

Print shows a bird's-eye view of a coastline with a thatch-roofed structure at the end of a long pier, pilgrims standing at the entrance to the pier, and in a boat near shore, and geese on the water in the dist... more

Jūnidanme

Jūnidanme

Print shows the night attack on the villa and the capture of Moronō (Kira). Scene from act twelve of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibun... more

Fujikawa

Fujikawa

Print shows several pilgrims, two on horseback, and a porter crossing a small bridge near Fukikawa, the 38th station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsore... more

Godanme

Godanme

Print shows Yoichibei, an old man, returning home after selling his daughter, Okaru, to a brothel to raise money so that his son-in-law, Kampei, can redeem himself. Yochibei is being robbed and murdered by Sada... more

Picture Book of Kyōka Poems: Mountains upon Mountains (Ehon kyōka yama mata yama)

Picture Book of Kyōka Poems: Mountains upon Mountains (Ehon kyōka yama...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Chiryū

Chiryū

Print shows a view through clouds above rooftops, of a shrine and mountains. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaid... more

Okabe

Okabe

Print shows a traveler taking his shoes off at a rest stop, his hat, sword, and a package are on the porch next to him, and a woman is offering him a bowl of soup or tea. Title and other descriptive information... more

Kawasaki

Kawasaki

Print shows a group of people in a boat being ferried across a river. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road.... more

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze

Mutamagawa senmen harimaze

Print shows several fans with landscape scenes, a man traveling on horseback, and two women doing laundry or ironing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Komatsubiki

Komatsubiki

Print shows a woman and a young boy gathering pine boughs. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono... more

Arai

Arai

Print shows pilgrims or travelers walking with a porter carrying a shoulder pole along the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2... more

Shinagawa

Shinagawa

Print shows three women sorting clams by size, with view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the s... more

Totsuka

Totsuka

Print shows a woman soliciting two men at the doorway to an inn or brothel. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō... more

Yodanme

Yodanme

Print shows several persons gathered for the ritual suicide, seppuku, of Enya Hangan (Asano). Scene from act four of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin. Title and other descriptive information comp... more

Shodan

Shodan

Print shows three people (Lady Kaoyo, Moronō, and either Wakasanosuke or Enya Hangan) next to a large trunk representing the treasury. A scene from act one of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin. Ti... more

Numazu

Numazu

Print shows two women(?) carrying baskets and dragging clam(?) rakes as they walk along the shore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. F... more

Ōiso

Ōiso

Print shows two women watching a man try to lift a large stone or bundle. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō R... more

Odawara

Odawara

Print shows two travelers, a woman standing next to a large trunk, possibly pondering an offer made by the other traveler or porter who is sitting next to the trunk, holding a small box in raised left hand; lar... more

Yui

Yui

Print shows two men cleaning out a hut on the seashore by pushing shells(?) away from the entrance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. ... more

Arai

Arai

Print shows pilgrims and a porter with shoulder pole on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō R... more

Rokudanme

Rokudanme

Print shows Kampei in the act of seppuku; a woman, probably Osai, the brothel-keeper who has come with the final payment for Okaru, is standing near Kampei, as a porter waits next to her sedan chair. Scene from... more

Yoshiwara

Yoshiwara

Print shows an older man and two young apprentices, possibly women, manually operating a stirring device, or possibly making pulp for paper. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spons... more

Yoshiwara suzume

Yoshiwara suzume

Print shows two women, one sitting and one standing, near a large basket. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Odori zuku... more

Akasaka

Akasaka

Print shows a woman making silk thread in a room with the sliding panels open to the outdoors, and with a small child on a long leash, crawling toward the opening; portion of a folding screen shows view of Moun... more

Yokkaichi

Yokkaichi

Print shows two women travelers smoking pipes, sitting in baskets on a horse, with a male attendant, at a shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists ... more

Kuwana

Kuwana

Print shows two woman and a child with baskets of eggs or colored stones. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō R... more

Kanbara

Kanbara

Print shows fishermen pulling ashore large fish nets. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road. Format: horizon... more

Hara

Hara

Print shows two women and a man walking behind a group of travelers on the Tōkaidō Road, with Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... more

Kawasaki

Kawasaki

Print shows a man and a woman dyeing cloth. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road. Format: horizontal Yatsug... more

New Year's Day at the Ogiya Seiro

New Year's Day at the Ogiya Seiro

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Awazu no seiran

Awazu no seiran

Print shows people walking along coastline under clearing skies outside a walled city. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the seri... more

Shichidanme

Shichidanme

Print shows Yuranosuke reading a long letter without noticing that Okaru, Kampei's lover, seated on a railing above, and Kudayū, one of Moronō's retainers, hiding under the veranda, surreptitiously read the let... more

Yabase no kihan

Yabase no kihan

Print shows a bird's-eye view of a village and coastline with the sails of returning ships visible through the clouds. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... more

Nissaka

Nissaka

Print shows a man standing on a large square of cloth spread on the ground, he is playing miniature drums suspended from his waist and is wearing a miniature torii over his shoulders; behind him, sitting on the... more

Ōtomo no kuronushi

Ōtomo no kuronushi

Print shows Otomo Kuronushi, a poet, sitting, facing right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Rokkasen : Six poets. For... more

Kanagawa

Kanagawa

Print shows two women in a room, possibly at a teahouse in Kanagawa on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the se... more

New Year's Day at the Ōgiya Brothel, Yoshiwara

New Year's Day at the Ōgiya Brothel, Yoshiwara

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Ishiyakushi

Ishiyakushi

Print shows an elderly traveler or monk reading banners hanging above a watering trough; his hat is on the ground behind him. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print ... more

Maisaka

Maisaka

Print shows two ships headed out to sea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaidō Road. Format: horizontal Yatsugiri... more

Narumi

Narumi

Print shows a woman working with fabric as a child tries to look over her shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series:... more

Shirasuka

Shirasuka

Print shows a man and a woman in domestic setting with bowl of fabric or clay. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōka... more

Shimada

Shimada

Print shows porters carrying a large sedan chair, pilgrims, and packages across a wide stream. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From ... more

Sandanme

Sandanme

Print shows a confrontation at the rear gate outside the shogun's palace between Sagisaka Bannai and two other men, who are Moronō's retainers, and Kampei, who is fleeing with his lover Okaru. Scene from act th... more