Great Wave Off Kanagawa Japanese Glass Desktop Paperweight by Hokusai 3WPN# PHOK1
Glass half dome paperweight with image an image of a wave crashing as illustrated by Hokusai, a Japanese wood block artist.
- Glass paperweight comes in an elegant presentation box with sateen lining suitable as a corporate or graduation gift.
- Part of the Parastone Museum Gift Collection. PN PHOK1
- Measures: 3 in W x 3 in L x 1.5 in H. Weight 0.9 lbs.
Hokusai belongs to the best known, most innovative, and, with 30,000 designs, the most productive ukyio-e artists. At a young age he learned the basics of wood black cutting. At the age of 19 he got a job at the renowned Katsukawa Shunsko studios. After 13 years the determined Hokusai left the studios following an argument. Traveling about restlessly, he changed his artist name many times. Around forty years of age he eventually called himself Hokusai. Not until he was in his sixties, did he make his most famous works.
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