Tatebanko is the forgotten Japanese art of creating amazing dioramas and scenic perspectives from paper. Tatebanko was popular and widely admired from the 17th century to the early 20th century. Then it all but disappeared. Now these kits have revived and reinterpreted this simple and elegant Japanese art. Featuring the works of famed Edo artists, the kits are beautifully designed and printed in Japan.
Hokusai (1760〜1849) is one of the most renowned Ukiyo-e painter of the Edo period in Japan. The world famous “The Great Wave” is a piece of artwork from “36 Scenes of Mt.Fuji”