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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

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 120); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding 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; 26 x 37.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6764

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints