Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (Japanese, 1760–1849), Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei), Edo period, c. 1831. Woodblock print; ink and color on paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Robert Gregg Stone, 1949.146.24. Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.146.24
People
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎, Japanese (1760 - 1849)
Published by Nishimuraya Yohachi 西村屋与八
Title
Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Great Wave
Original Language Title: 富嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏
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/203742
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Dimensions
horizontal ōban: H. 25.8 x W. 38.2 cm (10 3/16 x 15 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu
  • signature: artist's signature; printed: 北斎改為一筆 [Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Robert Gregg Stone
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.146.24
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

A Colloquium in the Visual Arts , Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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