Please note the frame is for illustration purposes only, its there to give you an idea of how great this looks in one. This reprint will be provided to you on high quality card and sent in a card backed envelope to avoid bending in the post. All are prints use original? high quality canon inks to? avoid any fading.
About The Artist Hokusai
- Hokusai began painting when he was six years old. At age twelve, his father sent him to work at a booksellers. At sixteen, he was apprenticed as an engraver and spent three years learning the trade. At the same time he began to produce his own illustrations. At eighteen he was accepted as an apprentice to Katsukawa Shunsho, one of the foremost ukiyo-e artists of the time.
- In 1804 he became famous as an artist when, during a festival in Tokyo, he completed a 240m painting of a Buddhist monk named Daruma. His Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, from which The Great Wave comes, was produced from? in around 1830.