Hokusai Essays

Hokusai Katsushika Analysis

Three of Hokusai Katsushika’s prints titled The Great Wave off Kanagawa, from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, hang in The Rodger L. and Pamela Weston Wing on the entrance level of The Art Institute of Chicago. Upon entering the south entrance of the Japanese wing, departing from The Chauncey McCormick gallery, the prints are the first presented in gallery 107, on the east wall. While facing The Great Wave off Kanagawa, to the right are pages from the…

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