Adachi, Woodblock print (reprint) - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - 'Die große Welle vor Kanagawa' - Second half 20th century

Description
Adachi, Woodblock print (reprint) - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - 'Die große Welle vor Kanagawa' - Second half 20th century
Very good condition, see description

Woodblock print (reprint), Adachi - Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - 'The Great Wave off Kanagava' - Second half 20th century

Woodcut Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) - The Great Wave off Kanagawa - Japan - 2nd half of the 20th century (Kanaghawa-Oki Nami ura (under a wave in front of Kanagawa), also known as The Great Wave or just The Wave is a woodcut by the Japanese Ukiyo-e artist Hokusai. It was made sometime between 1829 and 1833 during the late Edo period as part of the first edition in a series from Hokusai thirty-six views of Mt. Fuji. It is the most well-known work of Hakusai and one of the most famous pieces of Japanese art worldwide.

Print size: 39.4 x 27.2 cm

Passe-partout size: 48.5 x 33.4 cm

Technology: Woodcut Adachi original reprint

(Original Adachi Hanga Reprint) - Adachi seal see back.

The Ukiyo-e is printed on Echizen kizuki hosho washi (a unique type of Japanese paper), which allows the lively colours and soft, warm structures of the woodcuts to come to life.

This work is spectacular because of it's fantastic composition and vibrant brush strokes.

Lot details
Object
Adachi, Woodblock print (reprint)
Material
Paper
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Attribution
Reproduction
Theme/ depiction
Big wave
Decor/ ware
Blue and white
Title of artwork
'Die große Welle vor Kanagawa'
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
0×40×28 cm
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