Saturday, January 06, 2007

Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾北斎)

Hokusai Museum(English) in Obuse, a town in central Japan.

Ceiling Paintings
Higashi-machi Festival Float ↑
「RYU Dragon」(left)
「HO-O Phoenix 」(Right)

Kan-machi Festival Float ↓
「ONAMI Masculine Waves」(left)
「MENAMI Feminine Waves」(Right)

Katsushika Hokusai, (葛飾北斎), (1760 — 1849), was an Edo period Japanese artist, painter, printmaker and ukiyo-e maker.

・Edo Castle 
January.2.2007 - March.4.2007

January.2.2007 - February.12.2007

・From the Boston Museum of Art Collection "The Allure of Edo"
Phoenix  eight-panel screen  by Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾北斎)
Lion of Tang  by Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾北斎)