Book Discussion on Hokusai: The Man Who Painted a Mountain

Author and illustrator Ray talked about her biography, Hokusai: The Man Who Painted a Mountain, published by Frances Foster Books, with… read more

Author and illustrator Ray talked about her biography, Hokusai: The Man Who Painted a Mountain, published by Frances Foster Books, with third grade students from Albert Greenfield Elementary School. She told about the Japanese artist whose work influenced many French Impressionist painters. Hokusai produced over 30,000 works of art. The artist’s famous woodcut, “The Great Wave off Kanagawa,” is included in the book, and the endpapers feature reproduced drawings from Hokusai’s sketchbooks. Ms. Ray also described the process of writing and illustrating children’s books. close

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Book Discussion on Hokusai: The Man Who Painted a Mountain

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Feb 2, 2002

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  • Feb 02, 2002 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2002 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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