The Great Wave print by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - one of the best known Japanese artists. During his long career, Hokusai is estimated to have designed more than 30,000 woodblock prints. His series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji Hokusai broke new ground by focusing on landscape as a subject in its own right.
The Hollow of the Deep Sea Wave off Kanagawa
from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Woodblock colour print, 1831
Purchased with the support of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund, 1963
© Bristol Culture
- 80 x 55 mm
- Object Number: Mb4452
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