Operating on Guanyu's Arm

Hanging scroll; ink, color and gold leaf on silk | 140.2 x 68.3cm | 1840s

Katsushika Ōi

This imposing image bears the signature and seal of Ōi, daughter of Katsushika Hokusai, the best known Japanese artist in the Western world. Ōi served in her father's studio as an assistant and then collaborator during the early 1800s, when Hokusai's...
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