Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave at British Museum


Under the wave off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) from Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji. Colour woodblock, 1831. Acquisition supported by the Art Fund. © The Trustees of the British Museum. On display from 25 May - 13 August
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Travel back to Japan's Edo era with some of the greatest artworks by Katsushika Hokusai. Read More


See works by Japan’s most eminent artist with Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave at the British Museum.

Beginning with the famous Great Wave, the exhibition brings together a series of stunning landscapes through to depictions of supernatural creatures, all in Katsushika Hokusai's distinctive Ukiyo-e style.

Browse the beautiful pieces that went on to become some of Hokusai and Japan’s greatest masterpieces.


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