36 Views of Mount Fuji

"36 Views of Mount Fuji" is a famous series of woodblock prints created by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai in the early 19th century. The series consists of 36 different prints, each depicting Mount Fuji from various angles and in different seasons and weather conditions.

The series was created over several years, from around 1826 to 1833, and became very popular in Japan and later in the West. Each print features the iconic and unmistakable shape of Mount Fuji, often set against a backdrop of sea or sky, and sometimes with other elements like boats, buildings, or people in the foreground.

Some of the most famous prints in the series include "The Great Wave off Kanagawa," which shows a massive wave crashing against a fishing boat with Mount Fuji looming in the background, and "Red Fuji," which depicts the mountain in a red haze at sunrise.

The prints are notable for their attention to detail, their use of bold colors and distinctive lines, and their ability to capture the beauty and power of Mount Fuji in all its different moods and settings. They remain some of the most iconic and beloved works of art in Japanese and global culture.

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