Hokusai Desk Calendar 2022
DUE SEPTEMBER! A free standing, tent style desk calendar -158mm wide x 163mm high. With a vertical date list format, it is printed single sided on quality textured, antique cream paper stock from FSC sources and complemented by antique brass spiral binding. Produced in Australia by Hello Sunday.
The artist -
Hokusai (1760-1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmerk of the Edo Period. Hokusai is best known for the woodblock print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally iconic print The Great Wave Off Kanagawa.
Hokusai created the monumental Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji both as a response to a domestic travel boom in Japan and as part of a personal obsession with Mount Fuji. It was this series, specifically The Great Wave off Kanagawa and Fine Wind, Clear Morning that secured his fame both in Japan and overseas. While Hokusai's work prior to this series is certainly important, it was not until this series that he gained broad recognition.