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Tag: Katsushika Hokusai

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    Japanese and Korean Art

    Before Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave print became an international sensation, it was just one part of a series exploring the capacity of Japanese landscape art. Hokusai was an ukiyo-e woodblock print artist active in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. During his long career, Hokusai constantly experimented with…

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    Katsushika Hokusai, a Japanese ukiyo-e artist of the Edo period, produced his most important work after the age of 60. He was a member of the Nichiren sect of Buddhism and his religious beliefs considerably influenced his work.  Hokusai’s series titled Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, which he created between…

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    A global bidding festival: Sworders Asian art sale topped by £21,000 Qing silk scroll

    A magnificent Chinese silk kesi 'Peach Festival' hanging scroll, sold £21,000. LONDON.- A magnificent Qing dynasty (1644-1911) embroidered silk hanging scroll topped Sworders' Asian art sale on May 28 selling at £21,000. With quality Chinese and Japanese works of art performing strongly throughout the sale, this was a truly global event attracting…

    A global bidding festival Sworders Asian art sale topped by £21,000 Qing silk scroll
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    Fine Japanese and Korean Art

    To create a masterpiece is to be patient. An ample amount of time is required to compose an art that brings out a sense of awe. This September, Bonhams awes its audience with a renowned piece by Japanese painter, Katsushika Hokusai. He created “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” after 60…

    Fine Japanese and Korean Art/AuctionDaily