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)

「富嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban

Accession Number

06.1153

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Signed

Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu
北斎改為一筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

1900, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., New York; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection