Definition of Hokusai

1. Noun. Japanese painter whose work influenced the impressionists (1760-1849).

Exact synonyms: Katsushika Hokusai
Generic synonyms: Painter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hokusai

Hohenzollern empire
Hoheria
Hoheria populnea
Hohhot
Hohokam
Hoisanese
Hoka
Hokan
Hokeday
Hokey Cokey
Hokie
Hokies
Hokkaido
Hokkianese
Hokkien
Hokusai (current term)
Holargos
Holarrhena
Holarrhena antidysenterica
Holarrhena pubescens
Holbein
Holbein the Elder
Holbein the Younger
Holbrookia
Holcus
Holcus lanatus
Holcus mollis
Hold 'em
Holden's line
Holi

Literary usage of Hokusai

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Japanese Printed Books and Manuscripts in the British Museum by Robert Kennaway Douglas (1904)
"Drawings by Hokusai " illustrating tales. Printed in black and white. 1809. 8C.. a. ... Sketches by Hokusai and Kunisada. Printed in colours. Without title. ..."

2. The Colour-prints of Japan by Edward Fairbrother Strange (1904)
"CHAPTER VI v> Hokusai AMONG the whole ... Hokusai was born in the ninth month of the tenth year of the period ..."

3. Japanese Wood Engravings: Their History, Technique and Characteristics by William Anderson (1895)
"The first European account of Hokusai appeared in the Transactions of the Asiatic Society of ... Reduced from a drawing made for the engraver by Hokusai (c. ..."

4. The Mikado's Empire by William Elliot Griffis (1913)
"(Pupil of Hokusai) 357 56. Crossing the Rokugo liiver. (Hokusai) 360 57. ... Bringing Water to wash Travelers' Feet (Hokusai) 416 69. ..."

5. The Masters of Ukioye: A Complete Historical Description of Japanese by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, William H. Ketcham (1896)
"How much Hokusai drew from ... There are prints of Hokusai which, if unsigned, might easily be mistaken for such ..."

6. The Masters of Ukioye: A Complete Historical Description of Japanese by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa, William H. Ketcham (1896)
"How much Hokusai drew from ... There are prints of Hokusai which, if unsigned, might easily be mistaken for such ..."

7. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Japanese Prints at the Grolier Club ... April by H. Shugio, Grolier Club (1896)
"137 Hokusai. Landscape with mountains. 138 Hokusai. Tea house at Yoshida. 139 Hokusai. Two ladies and a man near the Uyeno temple gate. 140 Hokusai. ..."

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