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Hokusai

[hoh-kuh-sahy, hoh-kuh-sahy; Japanese haw-koo-sahy]
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noun
  1. Ka·tsu·shi·ka [kah-tsoo-shee-kah] /ˈkɑ tsʊˈʃi kɑ/, 1760–1849, Japanese painter and illustrator.
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Examples from the Web for hokusai

Historical Examples

  • Almost every student of Hokusai passes through three stages.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Much it borrowed from tradition; but the flavour was Hokusai's.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • The prints of Hiroshige and Hokusai generally undergo no change.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Others will be mentioned later as pupils of Hokusai or as landscape-painters.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Some of Hokusai's pupils excelled their master in this form.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke


British Dictionary definitions for hokusai

Hokusai

noun
  1. Katsushika (ˌkætsuːˈʃiːkə). 1760–1849, Japanese artist, noted for the draughtsmanship of his colour wood-block prints, which influenced the impressionists
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