Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.
Real name: Katsushika Tamekazu, original name: Nakajima, childhood names: Tokitaro, Tetsuzo; artist names: Katsukawa Shunro, Soshunro, Gumbatei, Gyobutsu, Tawara-ya Sori, Kako, Tatsumasa, Hokusai, Shinsai, Kintaisha, Tamekazu, Raito, Raishin, Gakyojin, Manji-o, Manjirojin
Born: 1760 in Honjo Wari-Gesui, [now Tokyo], Japan
Died: 31 October 1849