Views Of The Floating World

Introducing Hokusai's "A Tour of the Waterfalls of the Provinces"

Introducing Hokusai's "A Tour of the Waterfalls of the Provinces"

Introducing Hokusai's "A Tour of the Waterfalls of the Provinces"

This compelling series contains some of Hokusai’s most mesmerizing designs. Encouraged by the commercial success and artistic mastery he achieved in his 36 Views of Mount Fuji series, which included The Great Wave and Red Fuji, Hokusai planned a set of 8 bold, evocative representations of Japan's waterfalls.Hokusai cho...

Introducing Our New Collection: The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji

Introducing Our New Collection: The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji
When Hokusai published The Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji he was in his seventies and already had a successful and prolific career as an artist. Kno...

Hokusai: "Old Man, Crazy to Paint"

Hokusai: "Old Man, Crazy to Paint"
The Great Wave: it’s synonymous with Japanese culture; appearing as a driving force of nature both artistically and culturally. Through the Great ...

Introducing Our New Collection: Kuniyoshi's Warriors

Introducing Our New Collection: Kuniyoshi's Warriors
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) was a ukiyo-e style artist renowned for his depictions of Japanese warriors. Kuniyoshi was one of the great masters...

Hokusai's Rainstorm Beneath the Summit, or Sanka Hakuu 山下白雨

  While fair, serene skies reign in “Southern Wind, Clear Morning”, Hokusai, presenting an identical composition, now depicts a storm brewing aroun...

Under Mannen Bridge at Fukagawa By Hokusai

Under Mannen Bridge at Fukagawa By Hokusai
Under Mannen Bridge at Fukagawa (Fukagawa Mannen-bashi shita), is a woodblock print from Hokusai's famous book: Thirty-Six Views of Moun...

Mount Fuji: the obsession of a nation and Edo's greatest artist

Mount Fuji: the obsession of a nation and Edo's greatest artist
Mount Fuji Reflects in Lake Kawaguchi | From the majestic series 36 Views of Mount Fuji  Mt Fuji -  it’s ever-present in Japan: on T-shirts and co...