Feature a selection of works by the ukiyo-e master, Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), including a selection of his world-renowned views of Mount Fuji among other lesser-known works. The elegant design and range of illustrations will appeal to art lovers as well as those with an interest in the history of Japan and the Far East.
Gian Carlo Calza is Professor of East Asian Art History and Director of the International Hokusai Research Centre at the University of Venice. A distinguished authority on Japanese art, he has published many books and articles on Ukiyo-e art and artists, including Phaidon's 2003 monograph on Hokusai. Author's Residence: Milan, Italy.