Art on Tuesday: Katsushika Oi

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“Cherry Blossom in the Night” by Katsushika Oi (1800-1866), a Japanese woman ukiyo-e painter, daughter of the famous Katsushika Hokusai. There are only a few female artists known in Japan, who mastered in the woodblock painting of that time. Light and shadow is extremely skillfully painted in this picture. Its beauty is outstanding. If you are interested in biographical background information you will find it at the SamuraiWiki  or go to this interesting post about Katsushika Oi.

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