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Katsushika, Hokusai 1760-1849

Works: 3,468 works in 5,393 publications in 6 languages and 48,735 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrated works  Pictures  Catalogues raisonnés 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Engraver, Draftsman, Honoree, Other, Translator, Dedicatee, Creator, Woodcutter, Collector
Classifications: NE1325.K3, 769.92
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Most widely held works by Hokusai Katsushika
The Hokusai sketch-books : selections from the Manga by Hokusai Katsushika( Book )

33 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between the years 1814 and 1878 there was published in Japan a series of woodblock-printed volumes entitled "Hokusai manga, ' or 'Hokusai's sketches from life, ' which was destined to be one of the most popular art publications ever issued anywhere in the world. With its rich tapestry of life as it was lived in the boisterous Tokyo of the day and its magical evocation of the beauties of the Japanese countryside, it was an immediate best-seller in Japan, and then, upon the West's discovery of Japanese art, went on to win the hearts of people everywhere"--Jacket flap
The big wave by Pearl Sydenstricker Buck( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in English and German and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His family and village swept away by a tidal wave, Jiya learns to live with the ever-present dangers from the sea and volcano
Hokusai, One hundred poets by Peter Morse( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lavishly illustrated, oversized (17" x 10") book brings together the last major print series of the celebrated Japanese artist Hokusai (1760-1849) and the Japanese poetry that inspired these beautiful prints. Whether showing semi-nude women abalone divers struggling with their catch while a male crew of shriveled old salts leers from a nearby boat, or the carefree rapture of a leisurely group of men and women observing cherry blossoms at their peak, Hokusai captures, with drama and delicacy, sublime and ridiculous states. The artist's simplicity, though deceptive, is also remarkable: he illustrates a poem about a lovers' seaside tryst with a magnificently imposing yet unadorned sailing vessel, its small window offering a coy glimpse of the fortunate couple inside. Each of the 111 color prints (as well as 41 black-and-white sketches of projected prints apparently never completed) is accompanied by the poem, in Japanese and English, a biographical note on the poet and by Peter Morse's comments on literary and artistic intention and execution."
Hokusai : the thirty-six views of Mt. Fuji by Hokusai Katsushika( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in nature: Hokusai-Hiroshige by Muneshige Narazaki( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hokusai by Matthi Forrer( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hokusai by Gian Carlo Calza( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly illustrated monograph of Katsushika Hokusai, one of the greatest Japanese print designers, painters and book illustrators, provides an overview of the master's life and works
Hokusai's Mount Fuji : the complete views in color by Jocelyn Bouquillard( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Hokusai fascination for nature with a focus on the development of landscape prints, along with a presentation of the Mt Fuji series. Before each engraving, this work includes a note listing the specifications and a description of the drawing that focuses on the symbolism of the images and places the work in its cultural context
Hokusai : genius of the Japanese Ukiyo-e by Seiji Nagata( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hokusai is perhaps the Asian artist best known in the West. His influence has extended from the Impressionists to later modern art and even to commercial design. A few of his works are so frequently reproduced that they are almost as familiar as the face of the Mona Lisa. Yet the "Great Wave" and the "Red Fuji" from the Thirty-six views of Mt. Fuji represent only a tiny fraction of Hokusai's output. The pages of the Sketches, with their teeming humanity and their boundless interest in the details of everyday life, give only a small idea of his true scope. Hokusai's life was characterized by a prodigious energy and productivity that continued to the end of his ninth decade; his output comprises a correspondingly broad variety of genres and styles. Despite this, it is still not sufficiently realized just how great is the range, and how many masterpieces it includes." "The aim of this work is to present a more balanced picture of Hokusai's achievement, a selection ranging over the whole oeuvre that will give some idea of the strength, the delicacy, and the fabulous inventive powers of this truly universal genius of the ukiyo-e."--Jacket
Hokusai by Ann Yonemura( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) by Ichitarō Kondō( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1960 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magical carpenter of Japan by Masamochi Ishikawa( Book )

9 editions published between 1809 and 2002 in Japanese and English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hokusai by Sarah E Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Katsushika Hokusai remains one of Japan's most popular and influential artists. This handy volume presents the wide range of Hokusai's artistic production in terms of one of his most remarkable characteristics: his intellectual ingenuity. It explores the question of how the self-styled "Man Mad about Drawing" approached his subjects--how he depicted human bodies in motion, combined figures and landscapes, represented three-dimensional objects on two-dimensional surfaces and when he used the techniques of illusionism or adjusted reality for greater visual or emotional effect. Including some 50 stunning and unusual paintings, prints and drawings from the peerless Hokusai collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this book is a treasure trove that introduces readers to a witty, wide-ranging and inimitably ingenious Hokusai."--from MFA Boston exhibition website
Hokusai : mountains and water, flowers and birds by Matthi Forrer( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection of prints depicting nineteenth century Japan's natural beauty is a colorful introduction to the country's most beloved artist. An expert on his work, Matthi Forrer provides commentary on his life and technique, offering revealing insight into his enduring popularity throughout the world
Hokusai : prints and drawings by Hokusai Katsushika( Book )

17 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes full-color reproductions of drawings and woodblock prints by Japan's most beloved artist. These landscapes-including his famous views of Mount Fuji- portraits of lovers and kabuki actors, nature and animal illustrations, as well as scenes of daily life in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Japan reveal the artist's genius for rendering a wide variety of subjects. Matthi Forrer discusses in his essay Hokusai's life and lasting popularity while placing his work within the context of Japanese society and the work of his contemporaries
The thirty-six views of Mount Fuji by Hokusai Katsushika( Book )

15 editions published in 1966 in English and Japanese and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Last year the East-West Center Press had the pleasure of publishing Hiroshige's The Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido. That volume was so well received that this year the Press presents this companion volume of forty-six prints by Hokusai. By creating the landscape print, Hokusai breathed new life into the art. He became one of the greatest innovators of that field. Hokusai and Hiroshige are ranked among Japan's gifted and certainly most popular artists, and both made their marks with sets of prints depicting the Japanese landscape. Hokusai chose Mount Fuji as his theme, and Hiroshige chose the famous Tokaido. The volumes reproducing these two beautiful sets of woodblock prints comprise the highest achievement of the art of ukiyo-e. They are available separately or as a set, handsomely boxed. The historian or student of art will find them not only valuable to own, but also a sheer delight to read." -- Publisher's description
Hokusai by Gian Carlo Calza( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richly illustrated with over 500 images in colour this monograph explores Katsushika Hokusai's finest works of art carried out in all forms of media covering the whole of his career. As well as presenting a large sample of Hokusai's work this volume is also a scholarly reference work
After Hokusai : op. 89, for two flutes by Carey Blyton( )

6 editions published in 1984 and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hokusai by Edmond de Goncourt( )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katsushika Hokusai is without a doubt the most famous Japanese artist known in the Western world since the middle of the nineteenth century. Reflecting the artistic expression of an isolated civilisation, the works of Hokusai, one of the first Japanese artists to emerge in Europe, greatly influenced Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters, such as Vincent van Gogh. Considered a Ukiyo-e master even during his lifetime, Hokusai fascinates us with the variety and the significance of his work which spanned almost ninety years and is presented here in all its breadth and diversity
Views of Mt. Fuji by Hokusai Katsushika( )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kasushika Hokusai was one of the foremost ukiyo-e artists of his generation and his Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji one the best know series in all of Japanese woodblock printing. Mt. Fuji had and continues to have a mythical hold on the Japanese imagination, and Hokusai depicts the endless depth and variety the mountain conveys through its situation in landscape, season, and time of day. This Dover book reprints the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji series in color along with Hokusai's later black & white series, One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji. A must for all lovers of Japanese art and the woodblock prints of the floating world"--
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The big wave
Hokusai, One hundred poetsHokusaiHokusai's Mount Fuji : the complete views in colorHokusai : genius of the Japanese Ukiyo-eHokusaiHokusai : mountains and water, flowers and birdsHokusai : prints and drawingsHokusaiHokusai
Alternative Names
Chigenoï 1760-1849

Chiguenoï 1760-1849

Chokusaj 1760-1849

Chokusaj, Kacusika 1760-1849

Der Mensch, der vom Zeichnen besessen ist

Der Mensch, der vom Zeichnen besessen ist 1760-1849

Der vom Malen Besessene

Der vom Malen Besessene 1760-1849

Fou de peinture 1760-1849


Gakyō Rōjin Manji

Gakyō Rōjin Manji 1760-1849


Gakyōjin 1760-1849

Gakyōjin Hokusai

Geshi, Beizhai, 1760-1849


Gwakyōjin 1760-1849

Hishikawa, Sōri

Hishikawa, S̄ōri, 1760-1849

Hokousai 1760-1849

Hoksaï 1760-1849

Hoku-sai 1760-1849

Hokusahi 1760-1849


Hokusaï, 1760-1849

Hokusai artist japonez

Hokusai artiste japonais

Hokusai Hapon nga artista, pintor ti ukiyo-e ken agprenprenta

Hokusai Japanese artist

Hokusai japanischa Ukiyo-e-Kinstla

Hokusai japansk maler, kunstner, trykker og ukiyo-eskaber

Hokusai Japon sanatçı (1760-1849)

Hokusai K.

Hokusai K. 1760-1849

Hokusai, Kacusika 1760-1849

Hokusai, Katsoesjika 1760-1849

Hokusai, Katsuschika 1760-1849

Hokusai Katsushika

Hokusaï Katsushika, 1760-1849

Hokusai Katsushika japoński malarz i twórca barwnych drzeworytów w stylu ukiyo-e

Hokusai Katsushika pintor, debuxante especialista de ’ukiyo-e, gravador e autor de escritos populares xaponeses do período Edo.

Hokusai, Katuschika 1760-1849

Hokusai Major Japanese woodblock print artist

Hokusai Nghệ sĩ Nhật Bản

Hokusai Tetsuzō 1760-1849

Hokusai, Tokimasa

Hokusai Tokimasa 1760-1849

Hokusai, Tokitarō

Hokusai Tokitarō 1760-1849




Iitsu 1760-1849

Iitsu, Katsushika 1760-1849

Kacusika, Chokusaj 1760-1849

Kacušika Hokusai

Kacušika Hokusaj

Kacusika Hokuszai

Kacusika Hokuszai japán festőművész


Kasukawa, Sunru 1760-1849


Katsugawa, 1760-1849

Katsuhiku, Hokusai 1760-1849

Katsukawa Shunro

Katsukawa Shunrō 1760-1849

Katsuschika, Hokusai 1760-1849

Katsushika 1760-1849

Katsushika 1760-1849 Hokusai

Katsushika, Hokusai.

Katsushika, Hokusai 1760-1849

Katsushika Hokusai artist japonez

Katsushika Hokusai artista japonès

Katsushika Hokusai Jaapani kunstnik

Katsushika Hokusai Japanese artist

Katsushika Hokusai Japanese artist (1760-1849)

Katsushika Hokusai japanischer Künstler

Katsushika Hokusai Japans kunstschilder

Katsushika Hokusai pintor japonés

Katsushika Hokusai pintor y grabador xaponés

Katsushika Hokusai pittore e incisore giapponese

Katsushika, Hokusū 1760-1849

Katsushika, Iitsu

Katsushika Iitsu (1760-1849)

Katsushika, Manji Rōjin, 1760-1849

Katsushika, Taito

Katsushika Taito 1760-1849

Kat︠s︡usik, Khokusaĭ

Kat︠s︡usik, Khokusaĭ 1760-1849

Katsuşika Hokusay

Katusika, Hokusai

Kawamura Tokitaro

Kawamura, Tokitarō 1760-1849


Khokusaĭ 1760-1849

Ko-shih, Pei-chai

Ko-shih, Pei-chai 1760-1849

Kyōrian Bainen

Kyōrian Bainen 1760-1849


Manji 1760-1849

Manji Rōjin

Manji Rōjin 1760-1849

Mensch, der vom Zeichnen besessen ist, 1760-1849

Miuraya, Hachiemon

Miuraya, Hachiemon 1760-1849

Nakadschima, Tokitaro

Nakadschima, Tokitaro 1760-1849

Nakajima Tamekazu 1760-1849

Nakajima Tetsuzo

Nakajima, Tokitarō 1760-1849


Raishin 1760-1849


Shunrō 1760-1849


Sōri 1760-1849

Sori Ii

Sori Ii, 1760-1849



Taito 1760-1849

Tamekazu Nakajima


Tawaraya, Sōri

Tawaraya, Sōri 1760-1849


Tokimasa 1760-1849


Tokitaro, 1760-1849

Tokitarō Kakō

Tokitarō Kakō 1760-1849

Vom Malen Besessener, 1760-1849

Xokusay Katsusika

Zen Hokusai

Zen hokusai iitsu


Zenhokusai 1760-1849

Zenhokusai, Manjirojin

Κατσουσίκα Χοκουσάι

Κατσουσίκα Χοκουσάι Ιάπωνας καλλιτέχνης, χαράκτης και σκιτσογράφος της περιόδου Έντο

Кацусика Х

Кацусика Х. 1760-1849

Кацусика, Хокусай

Кацусика, Хокусай 1760-1849

Кацусика Хокусай Японский художник

Кацусіка Гокусай

Кацусіка Хакусай

Кацусіка Хокусай

Кацусіка Хокусай японський художник

Кацушика Хокусаj јапонски сликар и дрворезец

Кацушика Хокусай

Кацушика Хокусай японски художник

Кацушика Хокусај

Накадзима Т

Накадзима Т. 1760-1849

Тамэкадзу Накадзима

Тамэкадзу Накадзима 1760-1849


Хокусай 1760-1849

Хокусай К

Хокусай, К 1760-1849

Хокусай Кацусика

Хокусай, Кацусика, 1760-1849.

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הוקוסאי, 1760-1849

הוקוסי, 1760-1849

קאטסושיקה, הוקוסי

קאטסושיקה, הוקוסי 1760־1849

קאצושיקא האקוסיי יאפאנעזער מאלער

קצושיקה הוקוסאי

קצושיקה הוקוסאי אמן יפני

קצושיקה, הוקוסי, 1760-1849

هوكاساي فنان ياباني



هوكوساي فنان ياباني

هوکوسائی نقاش ژاپنی

کاتسوشیکا هوکوسای




होकुसाई जापानी कलाकार

কাটুশ্বিকা হ'কচাই


হোকুসাই জাপানি শিল্পী

ਕਾਤਸੁਸ਼ੀਕਾ ਹੋਕੁਸਾਈ


ഹോകുസായി Major Japanese woodblock print artist

คะสึชิกะ โฮะกุไซ


ကတ်ဆုရှီကာ ဟိုကုဆိုင်း

კაცუსიკა ჰოკუსაი

가쓰시카 호쿠사이

가츠시카, 호쿠사이




ガキョウ ロウジン マンジ

カツカワ, シュンロウ

カツシカ, ホクサイ

カツシカ, ホクサイ 1760-1849

ゼン ホクサイ

ゼンホクサイ, マンジロウジン

トキタロウ, カコウ


ホクサイ, トキマサ



萬飾北齊 1760-1849

中島 為一 1760-1849

中島, 時太郎

中島, 鐵藏





前北斎, 卍老人

前北斎, 爲一

前北斎, 戴斗


前北齋卍老人, 1760-1849

勝川, 春朗

勝川 春朗 1760-1849


北斎 1760-1849

北斎 時太郎 1760-1849

北斎, 辰政

北斎 鐵藏 1760-1849



宗理 1760-1849



時太郎, 可候




葛節北斎 1760-1849


葛触北斎 1760-1849

葛飾, 北齋

葛飾 北斎 1760-1849

葛飾, 戴斗

葛飾 戴斗 1760-1849

葛飾卍老人, 1760-1849

葛飾為一, 1760-1849


葛饰北斋 1760-1849

葛飾北斎 日本の江戸時代の浮世絵師


葛飾北濟 1760-1849

葛飾戴斗, 1760-1849


近藤市太郎 1760-1849


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