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ReadOasis Step 3 Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a Japanese artist, painter, and maker of prints, called UKIYO-E. During his life, he was the leading... Great Waves of Art

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Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a Japanese artist, painter, and maker of prints, called UKIYO-E. During his life, he was the leading expert on Chinese painting in Japan. His most famous work is The Great Wave off Kanagawa, created in the 1820s.

The Great Wave comes from a print series called the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji.  This series left a lasting impact on the art world in Japan and abroad. And the Great Wave still enjoys universal praise and popularity.

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