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Other Sites on Hokusai or Mount Fuji

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Live pictures of Mount Fuji

Fuji Today.   The city government tells you what the weather is like, in case you are thinking of going for a climb.

Collections of artwork by Hokusai (and others)

Asahi Japan Collectibles Home Page. A commercial site with images from Hokusai, pictures of crafts, some information about Japanese art.   Not too crass.

Ibasen.   Publishers of ukiyo-e since 1590.  Some Hokusai and lots of other artists.

Japan Ukiyo-e Museum.   Pictures by Hokusai and other ukiyo-e artists.

NHK Digital Art Archive: Ukiyo-e.  Many images from a wide range of artists, including Hokusai.  Odd navigation bar, but functional.

Obuse Museum.  Japanese museum focusing on Hokusai's work in the town of Obuse.

Other American works inspired by Hokusai's series

Cathy Davidson. 36 Views of Mount Fuji: On Finding Myself in Japan.   1993. Plume reprint, 1994: ISBN 0452272408, available at Amazon.com.

Roger Zelazny. 24 Views of Mount Fuji, originally published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Volume 7, 1985, reprinted in The New Hugo Winners Anthology, Volume II, and Cthulhu 2000 (Jim Turner, editor), 1995. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House.

Teaching materials on Hokusai

Eagle in a Snowstorm. Analysis of this scroll by Hokusai, with background for teachers and students by Pam Stephens, of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.

Teaching Japanese Aesthetics. Description of Japanese influence on Western artists and crafts people, and analysis of Hokusai's Eagle in a Snowstorm.

Virtual Tour of Edo.  A story of Tokyo's past, aimed at kids, but with plenty of fascinating historical detail and images.

Web Museum.  Brief biography of Hokusai, with art in context of period and other artists.

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If you discover that a link has been broken, or if you find a site you think I ought to add to this brief list, please let me know by email.

-- Jonathan Price


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