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Painting by Katsushika Hokusai, about 1820’s, Japan

Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北齋, October 1760 (exact date questionable) – May was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker.

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Courtesan listening to a cuckoo. Main detail of hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, , by artist Utagawa Toyohiro, Japan

Woman wiping her lipstick.  Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, 1798 ,  Japan, by artist Utagawa Toyokuni

Woman wiping her lipstick. ink and color on silk, 1798 , Japan artist Utagawa Toyokuni I

Main detail of hanging scroll painting named “Woman and Attendant” by artist Utagawa Toyokuni I.  Circa 1795, Japan.  MET Museum. (The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936)

Main detail of hanging scroll painting named “Woman and Attendant” by artist Utagawa Toyokuni I. (The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund,

Beauties of the Spring and Autumn (Left Hanging scroll)' Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) Pair of hanging scrolls, ink and colors on silk. 83.0×33.8cm

Beauties of the Spring and Autumn (Left Hanging scroll)' Katsushika Hokusai Pair of hanging scrolls, ink and colors on silk.

"Woman with Nanten Berries" (c1839).  Utagawa Kunisada/ Toyokuni III (1786-1865). Kakemon-e, japanese woodblock prints, ukiyo-e art

"Woman with Nanten Berries" Utagawa Kunisada/ Toyokuni III absolutley astounding Kakemon-e, japanese woodblock prints, ukiyo-e art

Graffittoo wave tattoo

Graffittoo wave tattoo