John Beswick Vase - Hokusai - The Great Wave
About John Beswick Vase - Hokusai - The Great Wave
This elegant John Beswick Vase measuring 7.5″ tall vase features the Japanese Ukiyo-e, Edo period artist Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic woodblock print “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” (1829-1830). Katsushika Hokusai became world-famous through his picture series “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” which includes the famous “Great Wave off Kanagawa” woodblock print. Katsushika Hokusai is one of the most renowned masters of the Japanese color print (Ukiyo-e); he did not produce his greatest works until 1818-1830. In his youth he had begun with portraits of women and actors; but his fame rests chiefly on his direct and imaginative perception of landscape, which was an innovation to the ukiyo-e movement. His striking and original color, a vigorous sense of simplified design, his humor and understanding combined with a fine grasp of form to produce something new in Oriental landscape and nature art. More details on John Beswick Vase - Hokusai - The Great Wave:
- Material: Ceramic
- Dimensions: 2.5"D x 7.5"H
- Weight: 2.2 lbs
- Brand: John Beswick
- Original: Katsushika Hokusai, "Under the Wave off Kanagawa" from the series, "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji" ca. 1829-1832. Woodblock print, ink, and color on paper. 10 1/8 x 14 15/16 in. (25.7 x 37.9 cm).
- Care Instructions: Recommended to clean by hand with a mild cleanser to preserve the brilliant colors and gold decoration.