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Van Gogh: ‘These waves are claws, the boat is caught in them, you can feel it.’

Van Gogh: ‘These waves are claws, the boat is caught in them, you can feel it.’
The Great Wave off Kanagawa Door Way Curtain (Amazon)

Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai finished his most famous work, The Great Wave, at the age of 71. Upon seeing the print, Van Gogh remarked: “These waves are claws, the boat is caught in them, you can feel it.”

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of Discvr.blog and four books.