Ukiyo-e Memo Pad Kanagawa
Size: 7 x 11 cm
Tokyo National Museum Collection
Since it can be fastened with a magnet, it can be carried neatly.
Born in Edo in Horeki 10-Kaei 2 (1760-1849). He started painting at the age of 6 and became a master of Katsukawa Shunsho at the age of 19 and entered the ukiyo-e world, but learned various painting methods such as Kano school, Tosa school, Rinpa school, Chinese painting, and Western style painting. From around the age of 38, he issued the issue of Hokusai, and engaged in independent drawing activities in new fields such as book illustrations and picture models. It had a wide influence on Europe such as the French Impressionists. Representative works are "Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji," "A Tour of the Waterfalls," and "Hokusai Manga."