The LEGO 31208 Hokusai The Great Wave is a highly detailed and visually impressive set. With over 1800 pieces, this set allows you to recreate the iconic “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by Japanese artist Hokusai. The final build measures over 52 cm wide and 39 cm high, making it a striking display piece for your home or office. The intricate design and precise attention to detail make for a challenging, but ultimately satisfying, building experience.
The original “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” is one of the most recognizable works of Japanese art and is considered a masterpiece of the ukiyo-e genre. Created by the renowned artist Hokusai in the early 19th century, the print has come to symbolize the power of the ocean and the fragility of humanity in the face of nature’s majesty. The iconic wave, with its dramatic curve and frothy crest, is a symbol of the unpredictability and raw energy of the sea. The original artwork continues to inspire artists, designers, and creators around the world, making it a timeless and iconic piece of art.