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The great Japanese art master who made waves (literally)

May 10, On This Day The most recognized Japanese artist Described in Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985) as “[having] impressed Western artists, critics and art lovers alike, more, possibly, than any other single Asian artist”, Edo period Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker Katsushika Hokusai was born in 1760 and passed away today, 172 years ago, on...