Archivist Matches - The Wave


This image was part of Katsushika Hokusai's series Thirty - using a western perspective to represent both depth and volume. The artist's obsession with Mount Fuji and natural scenes can be attributed to a popular folktale that suggests that the elixir of life could be found at the mountain's summit.

Contains 125 matches, each measuring 100mm long

Dimensions 110 x 110 x 50 mm