The lofty character of Chinese poets as well as the time-honored theme of the poet Li Bo viewing a waterfall are transformed by Hokusai into a joyous, thrilling spectacle of natural wonder …
The contrast between the poet’s profound absorption and the two boy attendants fussing over him gives the scene its animating piquancy. https://met.org/2s10FpV
Featured Artwork of the Day: Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849) | 詩歌写真鏡李白| ca. 1832
I really love Japanese art, I have nine signed art that are old (early 1800s).