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The Association of Print Scholars invites you to the 

seventh annual Distinguished Scholar Lecture

“The Great Picture Book of Everything and Late Hokusai Print Culture”

Timothy Clark FBA
Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Asia, British Museum


Register for the Association of Print Scholars’s annual Distinguished Scholar Lecture! Delivered by Timothy Clark, the lecture is entitled “The Great Picture Book of Everything and Late Hokusai Print Culture.” It will be held virtually on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 9:00 AM (PST) / 12:00 PM (EST) / 5:00 PM (GMT), is free and open all. Pre-registration is required. 

Timothy Clark FBA is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Asia at the British Museum. Until 2019, he was Head of the Japanese Section at the Museum, where he led a major reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collections in the Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries (2018). During his tenure at the British Museum, Mr. Clark curated and co-curated a succession of special exhibitions, including Shunga (2013), Hokusai (2017), Manga (2018) and Nara (2019). Between 2016 and 2019, he was the Principal Investigator in the UK for the AHRC-funded international research project, Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society.

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Katsushika Hokusai, 'Virudhaka (Ruriō) killed by lightning' (The Great Picture Book of Everything).
Block-ready drawing, ink on paper, 1820s–40s. British Museum, purchase funded by the Theresia Gerda Buch Bequest, in memory of her parents Rudolph and Julie Buch, with support from Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation).


Participants will be welcome to ask questions during the Q&A after the lecture.

Please note that the talk will be recorded and made available on APS’s website after the event.


About the Association of Print Scholars

The Association of Print Scholars (APS) is a non-profit organization that encourages innovative and interdisciplinary methodological approaches to the history of printmaking. By maintaining an active website, hosting events and lectures, as well as supporting research and collaboration grants, APS facilitates dialogue among its members and promotes the dissemination of their ideas and scholarship. Membership is open to anyone whose research focuses on printmaking across all geographic regions and chronological periods.