Mount Fuji through rain dropsby Katsushika,Hokusai Postcard
Viewing Mount Fuji through spring rain at the village By Katsushika, Hokusai. Murasame no fuji Print shows travelers walking in the rain, two are using shoulder poles to carry parcels.
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