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Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami-ura), also known as the Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjûrokkei)

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MFA impressions: 06.1153, 06.1283, 06.2548, 11.17652, 21.6764, 21.6765, 34.317

Signed

Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #18.21

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.2 x 37.2 cm (9 15/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1283

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints