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Lotus Root and Spatterdocks

Painting
ca. 1808-1809 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is perhaps Japan's most famous artist. He is best known for his designs for prints and printed books, although later in life he seems to have focused increasingly on paintings. This painting of a lotus root is one of seven paintings by the artist mounted in an album.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleLotus Root and Spatterdocks (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Ink and colour on paper
Brief description
Page from an album, painting of lotus root and spatterdocks by Katsushika Hokusai, painted in ink and colour on paper, Japan, ca. 1808-1809.
Physical description
Page from an album, painting depicting a lotus root and yellow flowers (spatterdocks), ink and colour painted on paper
Dimensions
  • Height: 264mm
  • Width: 382mm
Style
Credit line
Given by the Misses Alexander
Summary
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) is perhaps Japan's most famous artist. He is best known for his designs for prints and printed books, although later in life he seems to have focused increasingly on paintings. This painting of a lotus root is one of seven paintings by the artist mounted in an album.
Associated objects
Collection
Accession number
E.1310-1916

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Record createdOctober 25, 2006
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