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Hokusai Umbrella, The Great Wave of Kanagawa

HOKUSAI Umbrella
"The Great Wave of Kanagawa"



Made in France - 87 x 87 cm (34.3 x 34.3 in)

Gold medal in the prestigious "Concours Lépine" in 2001



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CHIC, FASHION, ORIGINAL, and CULTURAL

When all is accessory of fashion, it was necessary to create the "Haute couture" umbrella : this is done with the Square Umbrella "Carré Delos ". Robust, elegant, innovating, aesthetically perfect, the Square Delos is the simplicity to the service of Fashion. Forget the black umbrella of yesteryear and opt for the modernity of an umbrella : an original gift idea.
Entirely made in France, this usual object, become an object of art, chic and elegant that will make the admiration of all.

CHARACTERISTICS

Canopy (cover) 100% polyester : 87 x 87 cm (34.3" x 34.3")
Length of the umbrella : 77 cm (30.3")
Weight: ultralight : 400g (0.88 pounds)
Very robust : double ribs system
Perfect impermeability (between 180 and 200 Schmerbers)
Resisting to the U.V and therefore usable also in parasol
The “Carré DELOS” is a fully customizable umbrella comprising four parts: the handle, the shaft, the rib system and the canopy, which can be chosen separately.
A futuristic and fully adjustable concept : Change the shaft and handle in a jiffy, no special tools needed. The square canopy (or cover) is reversible (optional extra). Fitted with a system preventing the umbrella turning inside out. Fully waterproof.


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Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849 Japan)

More cultural and artistic informations about the painter

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Main works :

Thirty six views of the Mount Fuji.

Artistic movements :

Artist of the ukiyo-e (narrative painting of the Edo period).

Inspiration, influence :

Katsukawa Shunsho, his teacher, but also the western art (brought in Nagasaki by the Dutch people) and particularly the contribution of the perspective.

His contemporaries :

His influence on the European artists is immense : Gauguin, Monet, Sisley. The compositions of the "The Old Man Mad About Drawing" (nickname of Hokusai) profoundly marked their visual universes.

To keep in mind :

One of the greatest illustrators. The simplicity of his work, his formal beauty, make him an iconic figure of the painting.

To go further :

In 2015, a manga, "Miss Hokusai", tells the collaboration of Hokusaï and one of his daughters, O-Ei, who helped him in his work.