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Hokusai's "Great Wave" artwork (1800s)

Hokusai's "Great Wave" artwork (1800s)

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Embrace the Power and Beauty of Nature with Hokusai's Iconic Print

Product Overview: "Great Wave" by Katsushika Hokusai is not just a vintage print; it's a legendary piece of artwork that has captivated audiences worldwide. Created in the 1800s, this iconic Japanese print epitomizes the power and beauty of nature, making it a perfect choice for anyone looking to add a touch of timeless elegance to their decor. Available in our prints shop, this Hokusai print is offered as a beautifully framed or unframed piece, ideal for enhancing any space with a sense of history, artistry, and Japanese culture.


  • Authentic reproduction of Hokusai's "Great Wave off Kanagawa."
  • Elegantly framed options available, complementing the print's vibrant colors and dramatic composition.
  • Printed on high-quality paper, preserving the detail and spirit of the original ukiyo-e artwork.
  • Available in various sizes, suitable for a range of decorative settings, from living rooms to offices.

Artist Biography: Katsushika Hokusai, born in 1760 in Edo (now Tokyo), Japan, was a master artist, ukiyo-e painter, and printmaker of the Edo period. Hokusai is best known for his woodblock print series "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji," which includes "Great Wave off Kanagawa." His work is characterized by its bold composition and vibrant use of color, which revolutionized ukiyo-e and influenced not only Japanese art but also Western Impressionism.

Did You Know? (About the Ukiyo-e Art Movement)

  • Ukiyo-e, which translates to "pictures of the floating world," was a popular art movement in Japan during the 17th to 19th centuries.
  • This genre is renowned for its woodblock prints and paintings that depict scenes from history, folklore, and everyday life, often focusing on beautiful landscapes and cityscapes.
  • Ukiyo-e art profoundly influenced Western artists, including Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet, helping to shape the development of Impressionism.

Why Choose "Great Wave off Kanagawa" for Your Collection? Hokusai's "Great Wave off Kanagawa" is more than just a piece of Japanese wall art; it's an emblem of artistic achievement and enduring appeal. Ideal for lovers of vintage prints and admirers of ukiyo-e art, this framed print brings a story of tradition, beauty, and the formidable power of nature into your space.

Explore our prints shop for this and other unique and unusual wall art prints, and let the majestic beauty of Hokusai's "Great Wave" transform your environment.

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