This book contains 262 high-quality annotated reproductions with details of prints and drawings by Katsushika Hokusai. Some people say that the "devil's in the details" and generally, they are right. Looking out for the small details in one picture is a good practice, since in most of the cases small but ultimately important details is the heart of a great author's idea. This title aims to help you see the details of his works; his secrets are not in his words, they are in his works. Look close up at Hokusai’s prints and drawings, and that tell you what you cannot see but need to know and that should be enough.
Katsushika Hokusai was a brilliant artist, ukiyo-e painter and print maker, best known for his wood block print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji. Hokusai’s artistic influence has stretched to have affected the Art Nouveau style in Europe, including Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Hermann Obrist, all of whom have themes similar to Hokusai’s.