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Katsushika Hokusai



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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'Abalone', Katsushika Hokusai
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 8 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (20.6 x 18.1 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Avoinding bad luckfisherman who makes auspicious dried-abalonedon't ever say "shi" [death].Working under the glittering sunhow fortunate to have such a life.Sono imai/ shi no ji kiro_ te/ noshi-awabiuchikaeshi hosu/ ama kaitonamiby Tsuki Getchi ro-jin Iitsu hitsu
Physical Description: nishiki-e, surimono
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill Jr.
Accession Number: P.75.51.264
Artist: Hokusai Katsushika, Japanese, 1760 - 1849
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1760 - 1849
Added to Site: February 28, 2009