Katsushika Hokusai’s much celebrated series, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjûrokkei), was begun in 1830, when the artist was 70 years old. This tour-de-force series established the popularity of landscape prints, which continues to this day. Perhaps most striking about the series is Hokusai’s copious use of the newly affordable Berlin blue pigment, featured in many of the compositions in the color for the sky and water. Mount Fuji is the protagonist in each scene, viewed from afar or up close, during various weather conditions and seasons, and from all directions.
The most famous image from the set is the “Great Wave” (Kanagawa oki nami ura), in which a diminutive Mount Fuji can be seen in the distance under the crest of a giant wave. The three impressions of Hokusai’s Great Wave in the Art Institute are all later impressions than the first state of the design.
Note: You can add any SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS for this order in LAST STEP of the ordering process.
Manchester businesses, university staff and departments and, yes, even students can now get their posters printed quicker than ever thanks to MuPrint’s on-site, wide-format poster printers!
Offering eight colour 1200dpi poster printing for realistic flesh tones and pastel colours on 200gsm satin coated paper, our poster printers can print BIG posters up to 1050mm (41 inches) wide – that’s large enough for A2, A1 and even A0.
A3 and A4 full bleed* posters are printed on our high quality laser printers for speed and great value on gloss coated 200gsm paper (ask for matt, smooth or silk paper in the special instructions).
Special discounts for architectural drawings, building plans, CAD etc – Simply click here!
Got a recital or theatre show coming up? Why not print some commemorative programmes?
Or, if you’re a business looking for a corporate ID makeover, consider MuPrint for your design needs…