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神奈川沖波裏 Kanagawa oki nami ura (The Great Wave off Kanagawa)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • 神奈川沖波裏 Kanagawa oki nami ura (The Great Wave off Kanagawa), circa 1829–1833, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 富岳三十六景 Fugaku sanjūrokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1027
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Ocean scene with very tall wave on the left side. There are figures in boats on the water.