About Katsushika Hokusai Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎, circa October 31, 1760 - May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter, and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by Sesshu and other styles of Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as an author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景 Fugaku Sanjūroku-kei, c.1831) which includes the internationally iconic print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa (神奈川沖浪裏 Kanagawa-oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, created during the 1820s.
The Great Wave off Kanagawa Prints Printed by multi-colour printing using Echizen Japanese paper. The stylishness of the Edo culture of impressive scenes is beautifully reproduced.
with black frame
Print Size: A3 (with frame (W)43.5 x (H)33.2 x (D)1.5 cm)