Do you know how a bear catches its lunch? What the mythical Edo period equivalent of waiting at the bus stop looks like? Can you identify Hokusai’s favourite duck? Never fear, curator Alfred Haft is going to give you the answers you so desire, plus a whole load of other things you didn’t know you wanted to know about the unpublished encyclopaedia, ‘The Great Picture Book of Everything’, illustrated by the great Edo period artist, Katsushika Hokusai.
If you’d like to buy the book Alfred mentioned, you can get it here: bit.ly/3CiiKBj
And if you can make it to London, grab a ticket for the exhibition here: bit.ly/3lxs0L3
May contain anatomically questionable elephant, definitely contains Hokusai’s favourite duck.
Double Content Waring:
That duck stares straight into your soul
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