Act6 Kanadehon Chushingura by Katsushika,Hokusai Greeting Card
Act six of the Kanadehon Chushingura By Katsushika, Hokusai. Rokudanme Print shows Kampei in the act of seppuku; a woman, probably Osai, the brothel keeper who has come with the final payment for Okaru, is standing near Kampei, as a porter waits next to her sedan chair. Scene from act six of the play Chushingura or revenge of the 47 Ronin.
Japanese painter and wood engraver, born in Edo (now Tokyo). He is considered one of the outstanding figures of the Ukiyoe, or "pictures of the floating world" (everyday life), school of printmaking. Hokusai is generally more appreciated in the West than in Japan. His prints, as well as those by other Japanese printmakers, were imported to Paris in the mid 19th century