Hokusai’s Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji

MOA Museum of Art

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The Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was published around 1831 by the prominent printer and publishe Eijudō Nishimura. The series gained popularity backed by the thriving veneration of Mount Fuji at the time, depicting the mountain from various locations and with illustrations of cultures and customs of the localities. It was originally published as a set of 36 prints, but 10 more designs were added, encouraged by the immense success it enjoyed. This is undoubtedly the most prominent work of Hokusai, highly acclaimed worldwide for the ingenious compositions and impressive color rendering, notably of Berlin Blue. The series includes famous compositions such as the Great Wave off Kanagawa, the South Wind, Clear Sky, and the Rainstorm Beneath the Summit. The complete set of 46 prints are on display, showcasing Hokusai’s genius in his extraordinary depictions of the revered mountain that helped him to establish the genre of ukiyoe landscapes in its own right.

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Schedule

from October 01, 2020 to November 10, 2020

Fee

Adults ¥1600, University & High School Students ¥1000, Seniors 65 & Over ¥1400, Junior High School Students and under Free, Persons with Disability Certificated + 1 Companion ¥800

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 16:30
Closed on Thursdays
Note:Closed during the New Year holidays and in between exhibitions. Open on public holiday Thursday but closed on the following day.

Access

Address: 26-2 Momoyama-cho, Atami-shi, Shizuoka 413-8511
Phone: 0557-84-2511 Fax: 0557-84-2570

From JR Atami Station, take the Izu Tokai bus towards MOA Museum of Art and get off at MOA Museum of Art. 10 minutes by taxi from JR Atami Station.

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