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"Ukiyo-e Coaster: 'Clear Skies and a Victorious Breeze' by Katsushika Hokusai"

"Ukiyo-e Coaster: 'Clear Skies and a Victorious Breeze' by Katsushika Hokusai"

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Acrylic Coasters Inspired by Ukiyo-e Art

Elevate your tea time with these acrylic coasters featuring Ukiyo-e motifs. Incorporate art into your everyday decor with these charming accessories.

We currently offer six different designs, and special set discount prices are available.

Specifications:

  • Diameter: 90mm
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Weight: 22g

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was born in Edo, Honjo, and began his artistic journey in 1778 when he apprenticed under Katsukawa Shunsho. The following year, he made his debut under the name Shunro, where he created actor portraits, beautiful women, and sumo wrestling illustrations.

At the age of 40, he adopted the name Hokusai and continued to excel in his craft, contributing to illustrated books and other forms of art. He studied techniques from Chinese and Western painting, mastering shading and perspective. His greatest achievement is considered to be the "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji," a series of landscape prints that are renowned as his masterpiece.

Hokusai's works had a profound impact on Western artists, including Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet. He is celebrated as one of Japan's foremost artists and a key figure who influenced Western art.

 

 

Gaifu Kaisei (Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji)

Alongside 'The Great Wave off Kanagawa,' this artwork is often cited as one of Katsushika Hokusai's most famous pieces, commonly known as 'Red Fuji.' It enjoys popularity both domestically and internationally.

This masterpiece represents the majestic Mount Fuji in a grand and vivid manner with a simple color palette. It is a quintessential example of ukiyo-e landscape prints, characterized by its omission of human figures, a departure from conventional ukiyo-e landscape art.

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