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Last NameHokusai    
Given NameKatsushika    
alt. NamesK. H. ; Hoksai / Tokitarō / Katsukawa Shunrō / Tawaraya Sōri / Hokusai Tomisa / Taito / Iitsu / Gakyō Rōjin Manji / 北斎, 勝川 春朗 ;    
Marriage1: N. N. (1xxx-1xxx) ; 2: N. N. (1xxx-1xxx) in 1797    
Children5: 2 sons and 3 daughters, among them artist Sakae (Ōi) (17xx-1xxx)    
Year born1760 c. in Tokyo (Katsushika, Edo)    
Year died1849    
Place of death    
Father's occupationmirror maker Nakajima Ise (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relatives    
Educationpupil of his father? ; apprentice to wood carver N. N. (1xxx-1xxx) and& Katsukawa Shunshō (1xxx-1xxx)    
Country of ActivityJapan    
Worked formedic Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866): Nippon (1832-52) ;    
Patronage    
Collaboratorslithographer Ludwig Michael Nader (1811-1840) ;    
Techniquesbotanical and landscape drawing, painting, wood-block printing, color woodcut    
Sample(s)http://www.katsushikahokusai.org ; http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=8175&-max=25 ;    
Archival sourcesRuhr-Universität Bochum Siebold collection ; Heinrich Siebold collection Vienna Museums; Brass collection; Siebold Museum Würzburg    
Published sourcesVera Schmidt: Sieboldiana 1989: 148, c.f.: http://shinku.nichibun.ac.jp/gpub/book/g0207.html    
otherSee also: http://uploader.wuerzburg.de/siebold-museum/retro/holzschnitt.html .    
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