Evolution of Hokusai’s wave paintings

The Road to The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, and after that The world-famous painting of Japanese waves, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, one of the prints of “<a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/thirty-six-views-of-mount-fuji-hokusai”>Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji</a>”,  is a work by <a href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/hokusai-life-paintings”>Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)</a>. The print, which influenced impressionist artists, was very popular among the citizens of Edo at that time. He painted the raging waves vividly with unusual Prussian blue pigments abundantly. Related post Descriptions and analysis about The Great Wave Off Kanagawa But not many people know how the painting came into being. Let’s trace how Hokusai created the Great Wave Off Kanagawa. <h2>Resource</h2> <p>Unfortunately, Hokusai’s explanations of the work do Read more about Evolution of Hokusai’s wave paintings[…]

Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works

Katsushika Hokusai who created the famous great wave painting Katsushika Hokusai self-portrait Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) must be the most famous Japanese woodblock printing (ukiyo-e) artist around the world. So, do you know how to pronounce “Katsushika Hokusai”? His art works of images including The Great Off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) and other prints of “Thirty-Six Views of Mount. Fuji” influenced Western artists Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas and Henri Rivière. 21. The Great Wave off Kanagawa His printmaking works still have inspired the artists and the creators. In 1960, celebrating his 200th birth anniversary, he was honored as the cultural master in the world. Learn about Japanese painting before the early modern Biography and Read more about Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai:biography, facts, and works[…]

Famous The Great Wave Off Kanagawa painting by Katsushika Hokusai

The Japanese big wave art, The Great Wave off Kanagawa(kanagawa oki nami ura) <a data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default” href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg”> <img width=”519″ height=”376″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg?w=519&amp;ssl=1 519w, https://i0.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/597437a2035f6cfb3ca4d7e4194eef6b.jpg?resize=300%2C217&amp;ssl=1 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 519px) 100vw, 519px” /> </a> <strong>‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ </strong>(woodblock printing) is one of the most famous art not only of <a title=”Katsushika Hokusai and his ukiyo-e artworks collection” href=”http://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/paintings/ukiyoe-wood-block-printing/katsushika-hokusai/hokusai-life-paintings”>Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)</a>‘s prints but also throughout the country(but actually, there are quite a few Japanese who do not know the title of the picture…). You might not be able to imagine from the powerful woodblock print, but when Hokusai drew the series of “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” including the wave painting, he was already over 70 years old. The print influenced Read more about Famous The Great Wave Off Kanagawa painting by Katsushika Hokusai[…]