A History of the World in 100 Objects – Western Australian Museum Perth 4

The woodblock prints of the great Japanese Edo period artist, Hokusai, are famous around the world. He was also very famous in Japan in his lifetime, and in his 50s produced 12 volumes of Hokusai Manga. As can be seen from one on display at the “A History of the World in 100 Objects” exhibition at the Western Australian Museum, Perth, these books without words were full of sketches and caricatures with humorous overtones.

Hokusai Manga

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