Hokusai: the influential work of Japanese artist famous for 'the great wave' – in pictures

The work of Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), one of Japan’s most prolific and enduringly popular artists, will come to Australia for the first time in a major exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. Hokusai produced a body of work comprising some of the most recognisable and reproduced images in the history of Asian art, most notably The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Two prints of this famous image will be on show at NGV alongside over 150 of Hokusai’s artworks, including his renowned series on Mt Fuji

Hokusai is showing at the National Gallery of Victoria until 15 October

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