April 24, 2017

Hokusai and the Ryukyu Islands: Eight Views of Ryukyu

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Hokusai and the Eight Views of Ryukyu / 北斎の「琉球八景」

According to a tweet, British Museum owns a copy of Hokusai’s Eight Views of Ryukyu.

Urasoe Art Museum and Worcester Art Museum also own a copy, and it also claims that Hokusai never visited the Ryukyu Islands when he made the print.

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