About the pocket mirror
This pocket mirror is a tribute to the iconic Hokusai “Great Wave off Kanagawa”.
The Great Wave off Kanagawa, also known as The Great Wave or simply The Wave, is a woodblock print. It is the first in a series of prints entitled Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji,” published between 1831 and 1833. This series of prints is characterized by the significant use of Prussian blue, a new color fashionable in the 1830s, and by the occasional use of Western techniques for representing perspective. Figures and objects were depicted according to their importance, and not according to their actual size, proximity or distance. These series earned him fame in Japan and overseas. Hokusai’s pocket mirror is a perfect statement for all women.
- Size: 2.75″
- Materials: Cardboard, Synthetics, Glass
- Packaging: Organza pouch
- Material of the original print: Nishike-e
- Museum: Paris – Musee des Arts asiatiques – Guimet
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was a Japanese artist, painter, draughtsman and engraver who was actually known by at least 30 different names throughout his lifetime. This was relatively common in his culture, although his names directly related to his artistic production and style.
This pocket mirror features a high-end reproduction of Hokusai’s most famous painting.