Hokusai and Picasso

Returning to Hokusai:

I liked his painting of Japanese warriors:

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For some reason (the verticality of the construction, I guess) it reminded me of Picasso’s “Rape of the Sabines”, which was one floor up from the Hokusai at the Museum of Fine Arts:

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Compare and contrast.

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