The Great Wave off Kanagawa also known as The Great Wave or simply The Wave, is a woodblock print by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hokusai. It was published sometime between 1829 and 1833.
It is Hokusai’s most famous work and is often considered the most recognizable work of Japanese art in the world. The print is one of the most reproduced and most instantly recognized artworks in the world.
The influence of Japanese art on Western culture became known as Japonism. Japanese woodblock prints became a source of inspiration for artists in many genres, particularly the Impressionists. Hokusai was seen as the emblematic Japanese artist and images from his prints and books influenced many different works.
This bracelet is from the 1950s, made in 18K white gold with eight-cut diamonds. Diamonds total ca 1,50 ct. Length 19 cm. Weight 16 gram.