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Hokusai: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji


Hokusai: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
  • Publisher: WEI YAO
  • Genre: Lifestyle
  • Released: 27 Feb, 2013
  • Size: 62.4 MB
  • Price: FREE!
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Description

FREE for a limited time only!
* The classic ukiyo-e art re-created on iPad!
* Beautifully designed: clean and simple.

As the master of Japanese ukiyo-e art, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji is one of the greatest works in art history. We want to bring this great artistic experience of looking at ukiyo-e art on your iPad.

★ Beautiful layout and clean Japanese design
★ English-Chinese bilingual
★ HD art works, biography of Hokusai and stories of ukiyo-e
★ Background Japanese music

Ukiyo-e (浮世絵 literally "pictures of the floating world") is a genre of Japanese woodblock prints (or woodcuts) and paintings produced between the 17th and the 20th centuries, featuring motifs of landscapes, tales from history, the theatre, and pleasure quarters. It is the main artistic genre of woodblock printing in Japan.

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景) is an ukiyo-e series of large, color woodblock prints by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849). The series depicts Mount Fuji in differing seasons and weather conditions from a variety of different places and distances. It actually consists of 46 prints created between 1826 and 1833. The first 36 were included in the original publication and, due to their popularity, ten more were added after the original publication.

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