A closer look: 'The Great Wave off Kanagawa' by Katsushika Hokusai
'The Great Wave off Kanagawa' is the title of a carving cut by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai and perhaps the most famous Japanese artwork at all, with numerous education especially in youth style and impressionism in Europe. Hokusais 'The Great Wave off Kanagawa', is part of the series '36 Views of the Fuji Mountains' which originated between 1830 and 1836. The big wave seems to want with your power the fishermen who are helplessly delivered to the stormy lake. The image has an impressive dynamic that brings the contrast between the impermanence of human life and the imposing nature to fruition. The shape of the line between sky and sea is the symbol of yin and yang and reflects on the interplay between the bright, heavenly and the dark earthly forces. The depiction of the wave demands unparalleled celebrity and countless imitation in Europe. She appears in the artisanal craft as a motif in the most varied varieties and has many French Impressionists such as e.g. Inspired by Vincent van Goghg, Paul Gauguin and Claude Monet.