Katherine Govier

Katherine Govier

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Toronto  ·  Repeat novelist. Lapsed black belt. Director of The Shoe Project. latest pub: HOKUSAI E OI - Japanese translation of THE GHOST BRUSH
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Memorial Museum, Museums

This is the original by Hokusai upon which Braquemond based part of his drawing a few pins back. He combined it with several from other places.

This is the original by Hokusai upon which Braquemond based part of his drawing a few pins back. He combined it with several from other places.

Woodblock print, 'Chickens and Asiatic Dayflowers' by Katsushika Hokusai, Japan, 1832.

Woodblock print, 'Chickens and Asiatic Dayflowers' by Katsushika Hokusai, Japan, 1832

Hokusai. Gamecock and Hen, 1826–34.

It wasn’t until his later years that the Japanese artist Hokusai did his greatest work – the focus of this mesmerising show

Francesca Hayward and Alexander Campbell in Giselle. © Dave Morgan, courtesy the Royal Opera House.

Francesca Hayward and Alexander Campbell in Giselle. © Dave Morgan, courtesy the Royal Opera House.

Naito Toyomasa (Japan, 1773 - 1856)   Wasp and Hive, first half of 19th century  Netsuke, Wood with inlays

Naito Toyomasa (Japan, 1773 - Wasp and Hive, first half of century Netsuke, Wood with inlays. This type of netsuke produce sound like rattle similar to sound produced by wasps.