The MET - Hokusai

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By Susie Hodge

See the world through Hokusai's eyes and be inspired to produce your own masterpieces.

Have you ever wondered exactly what your favourite artists were looking at to make them draw, sculpt, or paint the way they did? In this charming illustrated series of books to keep and collect, created in full collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can see what they saw, and be inspired to create your own artworks, too. In What the Artist Saw: Hokusai, meet groundbreaking Japanese artist Hokusai. Step into his life and learn what led him to create more than 30,000 works of art, including his famous woodcut views of The Great Wave off Kanagawa and Mount Fuji. Discover how he planned to live to 110 and even produced the first ever pieces of manga! Have a go at making your own printed artworks.


  • Beautiful illustrations and an engaging story.
  • Ideas for making your own artworks inspired by Hokusai.


  • Illustrated stories that follow the artists' life with intriguing facts about their environments and key masterpieces.
  • Perfect for budding young artists to explore artists work, then continue their own artistic journeys.
  • Reproductions of key artworks.
  • Suitable for ages 5+


    This hardback books includes 56 pages and measures 26 x 20.

    ISBN: 9780241481363

    Publisher: DK

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