Important image from Hokusais famous 36-Views of Mount Fuji series! This desirable masterwork is, of course, by. It is part of Hokusais magnificent series, the Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji and was originally designed between 1829 and 1833. The series includes some of Hokusai’s greatest masterpieces. Thunderstorm Beneath the Summit is one of the most powerful images in Japanese art. The mountains volcanic cone rises starkly. Only an undulating line describes its left flank. The serene background, consisting solely of blue sky and ranks of clouds rising from behind the mountain, contrasts incongruously with the thunderstorm raging lower down the peaks slope. Would be striking displayed on your home or office wall. Hokusais masterworks are in the collections of many of the worlds great museums. Among them are the Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York; the Museum of Fine Arts , Boston; the British Museum , London; and the Hermitage Museum , Saint Petersburg, Russia as well as the Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo. TITLE: Thunderstorm beneath the Summit. SERIES: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. MEDIUM: Genuine polychrome woodblock print. Ink and color on handmade paper. 15 1/8; (25,4 cm x 38,42 cm). 10 ½ x 15 ½; (26,67 cm x 39,37 cm). CONDITION: Very good condition. Wonderful sense of age. Beautiful color and detail. Please take a moment to examine the scans. The Uki Arts Gallery. To see all of our Gallerys current offerings. To see our new listings as they become available. The item “Striking HOKUSAI Japanese woodblock print THUNDERSTORM BENEATH THE SUMMIT” is in sale since Wednesday, February 5, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “ukiarts” and is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: Showa era, c. mid 20th century
- Primary Material: Ink and color on handmade paper
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Reproduction
- Type: Paintings
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print