(Japanese with English subtitles) Widowed woodblock artist Hokusai meets Onao and falls madly in love with her, but she disappears suddenly. One day, his daughter brings home a young girl who looks exactly like Onao. Using the girl as his muse, he reconnects to his youth when he painted his masterpiece, the gigantic octopus and the beauty seduced. Written by
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"The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife" is the English title of the print of the woman and the octopus. The Japanese title of this print is "Tako to Ama" which can be literally translated as "The Octopus and the Diving Woman".It was published in 1814. See more
As a spirit, I'm passing through a field in summer.