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Hokusai Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji, Yoshida on the Tokaido

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Item No A1-93-295
Series Thirty-six-Views-of-Mt.-Fuji
Title Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji, Yoshida on the Tokaido
Artist Hokusai
Date 1830-1832
Condition Rubbing,Backed
Size 37×25.5cm
Price $14877.31
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Hokusai
1760-1849
Ukiyoe painter. He learned the painting technique from Kano School and Tosa School, and also had an interest in the western -style copperplate prints such as Shiba Kokan’s, which means his learning objects were free of rules. He also had a talent in the autograph other than the prints, giving an impact on the impressionists.

Thirty-six-Views-of-Mt.-Fuji
"Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji" is one of Hokusai's representative artworks in the background of people's growing belief in Mt. Fuji. Despite "Sanjurokkei"(36 views of Mt. Fuji), the real number of views is 46. The feature of this artwork is indigo printed as well as people's daily life depicted in front of landscapes. The composition is also original. This artwork is still attracting a lot of people until now.