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Katsushika Hokusai

Japanese, 1760-1849


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Born

1760

Died

1849

Occupation or Type

printmaker

Bio

In the early stage of his career, the artist we know as Hokusai was a pupil of Katsukawa Shunshô, famous for the realism he brought to actor prints. As his student, Hokusai was given the art name Shunrô, with which he signed his work.

Gender

Male

Related People

Student of: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726-1792)

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