This exhibition focuses on Hokusai’s One Hundred Poems Explained by a Nurse, joined by a wide range of other works of art related to One Hundred Poets, One Hundred Poems, in introducing that anthology. We hope you will enjoy these works, in which the powers of One Hundred Poets, One Hundred Poems and of Hokusai cross-fertilize and multiply.
This exhibition introduces demon-related works from the popular A Hundred Tales series of polychrome prints, illustrated block-printed books, and other sources to explore how Hokusai, with his prodigious genius, perceived and expressed demons.
In this exhibition room, there is a reproduction of the Hokusai picture scroll, the "Scenery of Both Banks of the Sumida River" with a total length of about 7 m, and several full-scale replicas of books such as "Sketches by Hokusai". And the corner of the special exhibits holds on the Depictions of Mountains by Hokusai.