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

    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
  • 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
  • Hokusai is known to have visited Osaka in 1818; and possibly it was his influence that encouraged the movement.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • He approached Nature somewhat as did Hokusai in later days, with a sharp perception and infinite interest.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Hokkei stands beside Gakutei as a brilliant producer of surimono, closely in the manner of Hokusai.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • Chikamaro is said to be identical with Kiosai, whose work sometimes resembles Hokusai's.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • "Hokusai is incomparable," writes the commentator who furnished the introduction to one of his books.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
  • At any rate, a large number of the Osaka group were pupils of Hokusai or followers of his manner.

    Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke
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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