KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI, THIRTY-SIX VIEWS OF MOUNT FUJI. ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT. VINTAGE EDITION , No 4. FUJI SEEN FROM THE MISHIMA PASS. Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849). Was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He is perhaps best known for this woodblock print series, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, produced between 1830 – 1833 which. The Great Wave off Kanazawa. We have recently acquired an old folio of a later edition believed to date the the early 20th c. Of 36 views of Mount Fuji, in fact. 46 views of Mount Fuji. The project at the time, Hokusai produced a further 10 views. In fact, the name Mount Fuji can be traslated as. And Hokusai believed adding further images of it would. He lived to 89. Hokusai’s high artistic quality had a great impact on European. Impressionist painters at the time. By the likes of Van Gogh, Manet, Degas, Gauguin, Klimt, Marc and Macke, its influence visible in their work. Are based on his view of the conical volcanic peak dominating the. Near Tokyo, from various distances and angles. As he travels around the mountain, he records not just waves, but. Details of social life of the time. Workers on a tea plantation, tourists at a tea house and the like. In this original woodblock print. Okusai depicts travellers arriving high in. Mishima Pass, a mountainous. Area to the north of Mount Fuji, near the. Border of the former provinces of Kai and Suruga. A towering cypress is embraced by the travellers who express their exuberance and triumph at reaching the ancient tree. Travellers is highlighted by the contrast of the small human figures and the giant natural forms. This is an original woodcut. Not a facsimile, and is in fine condition having spent its entire life in its original canvas. IMAGES 4, 9, 10, 11 & 12. The original mount is numbered (4) bottom left. Ready to be framed. Please look carefully at the images as they form part of the description. Image size: Height: 24.5 cms. Width: 35.5 cms. Paper size: Height: 26 cm Width: 37.5 cms. Mount size: Height: 31.5 cm Width: 45 cms. FOR ONE ORIGINAL WOODCUT PRINT AS SHOWN IN THE LEAD IMAGE. The item “HOKUSAI 36 VIEWS OF MOUNT FUJI. JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT. VINTAGE EDITION. No 4″ is in sale since Monday, November 26, 2018. This item is in the category “Art\Paintings”. The seller is “lacewing-provencal” and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Artist: KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI
- Style: Modern Brtish
- Medium: Oil on canvas
- Date of Creation: Modern (1900-1979)
- Features: Framed
- Width (Inches): PRINT AREA: 13.75 INCHES
- Subject: FUJI SEEN FROM THE MISHIMA PASS.
- Originality: Original
- Height (Inches): PRINT AREA: 9.45 INCHES