Kasushika Hokusai was among the foremost ukiyo-e artists of his generation, and his Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji ranks among the best-kwn series of Japanese woodblock prints. This edition presents a full-color reprint of that enduring masterpiece, plus the artist's later black-and-white series, One Hundred Views of Mt. Fuji. A must for all lovers of Japanese art.
Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter, and printmaker Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) created thousands of woodcut prints based on the traditions, legends, and lives of his countrymen. His timeless images achieved their greatest popularity in the West and influenced generations of artists, most notably Van Gogh, Monet, and Degas.