The Great Wave off Kanagawa (reprint)


Katsushika Hokusai – The Great Wave off Kanagawa

Woodblock print (reprint). The first edition of this design was published circa 1831. This print is not from the original woodblocks (that no longer exist), but a reprint from blocks carved by publisher Unsodo between 1949 and 1970.

Image size (excluding margins): 25.3 * 36.4 cm (10.0 * 14.3 in).

The print is in excellent condition.

The pictures shown here are from the print itself.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849) was one of the most famous Japanese woodblock artists. He became an artist at a young age, lived a long life, and kept working continuously, leading to a wide body of work of such high quality that he is considered to be among the greatest artists ever.

An overview of the woodblock prints by Katsushika Hokusai can be found here.

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