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Hokusai

[hoh-kuh-sahy, hoh-kuh-sahy; Japanese haw-koo-sahy] /ˈhoʊ kəˌsaɪ, ˌhoʊ kəˈsaɪ; Japanese ˈhɔ kʊˈsaɪ/
noun
1.
Katsushika
[kah-tsoo-shee-kah] /ˈkɑ tsʊˈʃi kɑ/ (Show IPA),
1760–1849, Japanese painter and illustrator.
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  • Others will be mentioned later as pupils of Hokusai or as landscape-painters.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • 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
  • Some of Hokusai's pupils excelled their master in this form.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • He is not to be confused with Yanagawa Shigenobu, Hokusai's pupil.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • The prints of Hiroshige and Hokusai generally undergo no change.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Needless to say, Hokusai did not reach the age of a hundred and ten.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • There was more art in a print by Hokusai, or those who came after him, than in a $100,000 painting.

    Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard
  • For Hokusai's caricatures and Hendschel's sketches might be twins.

    The Soul of the Far East Percival Lowell
  • Frederick called one of Hokusai's prints "the golden poem of summer."

    Atlantis Gerhart Hauptmann
British Dictionary definitions for Hokusai

Hokusai

/ˈhəʊkʊˌsaɪ; ˌhəʊkʊˈsaɪ/
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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