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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)

about 1830–31 (Tenpô 1–2)

Artist Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849 Japanese Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô), Japanese Japanese


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 38 cm (10 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6765

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

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection