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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1916.685
People
Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese (1760 - 1849)
Published by Nishimuraya Yohachi
Title
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 sanjūrokkei)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Fugaku sanjūrokkei: Kanagawa oki nami ura
Original Language Title: 富嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏
Alternate Title: The Great Wave
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1831
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/210190
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
Horizontal ōban: 24.6 x 36.7 cm (9 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1916
Object Number
1916.685
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

HAA 1 Survey Course: Landmarks of World Art and Architecture [Spring 2007], Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/2007 - 04/08/2007

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