1760 1849

The Ghost of Kohada Koheiji, from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

「百物語 こはだ小平二」
Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)

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The Mansion of the Plates (Sara yashiki), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

「百物語 さらやしき」
Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)

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Peonies and a canary (1834) by Swallowtail Garden Seeds

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<br />Ukiyo-e  woodblock print 

Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese (1760-1849)

Ukiyo-e (浮世絵) translates as “pictures of the floating world”.

Ukiyo-e strongly influenced Early Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and Art Nouveau artists.

From the Swallowtail Garden Seeds collection of botanical photographs and illustrations. We hope you will enjoy these images as much as we do.

Laughing Demoness (Warai Hannya), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

「百物語 笑いはんにや」
Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)

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Peonies and butterfly. Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) by Swallowtail Garden Seeds

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<br />From our collection of botanical photographs, illustrations, and paintings.  We hope you will enjoy these images as much as we do.
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Chrysanthemums and Horsefly (1829-1833) Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) by Swallowtail Garden Seeds

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The Ghost of Oiwa (Oiwa-san), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

「百物語 お岩さん」
Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)

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