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)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 36.6 cm (9 3/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.317

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

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter