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Monday, March 16, 2015

France 2015 Stamp Issue
Hokusai - The Great Wave off Kanagawa











:: FRANCE
 :: THEME: The Great Wave off Kanagawa
  :: DENOMINATIONS: 
1.90 €
   :: ISSUE DATE: 19 January 2015
    :: ARTWORK: Katsushika Hokusai

     
     
    
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Katsushika Hokusai (October 31, 1760 (exact date questionable) – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by such painters as Sesshu, and other styles of Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji which includes theme presented on stamp -  The Great Wave off Kanagawa, created during the 1820s.


ISSUE DATE: 19 January 2015
NOMINAL VALUE: 1.90 €
CIRCULATION: -
IMPRINT: © RMN (Musée Guimet, Paris) / Richard Lambert
ARTWORK: Katsushika Hokusai
STAMP SIZE: 52 mm x 40.85 mm
SHEET: -
PERFORATIONS: -
PAPER: FSC Mixed Paper mini 70%
PRINTING PROCESS: Rotogravure
phil@poste PRODUCT No.: 1115052


Katsushika Hokusai - The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Single Stamp
PRICE: 1.90€