Magnet Hokusai - Bullfinch and Weeping Cherry Blossoms

Magnet Hokusai - Bullfinch and Weeping Cherry Blossoms

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Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Bouvreuil et cerisier pleureur en fleur, 1834 - Série des Petites Fleurs - Estampe Nishiki-e, format chûban / 24,3 x 18,2 cm

Characteristics

Dimensions :
5,4 x 7,9 cm
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée des Arts asiatiques–Guimet
Themes :
Asia, Animals, Artistic techniques
Maintenance :
Store in a dry place
Artist :
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Art movements :
19th century, Asiatic art
EAN :
3336728599142
Material :
Metal alloys
Reference :
IS200875

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The artist

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a painter and printmaker of the Edo period who popularized Japanese Art in the 20th Century Occident and his undoubtedly the most famous Japanese artist. His work, rich in 30,000 drawings influenced many Impressionnist artists who quickly learnt from the artist: framing, attention to detail and originality of colourful displays. His works included scenes from everyday life, illustrations from contemporary literature, landscapes, flowers and birds and manga. Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji (1831-1833) actually counted 46 prints and Kanagawa's Great Wave (1831) are his best-known works.