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Cresting Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa (The Great Wave), from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji
Cresting Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa (The Great Wave), from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji
Date:
ca. 1830–1832
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Color Woodcut
Dimensions:
Image: 250 x 366 mm (9 13/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Sheet: 250 x 369 mm (9 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1969.32.6
Acquisition Date:
1969-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism
CPLH Temporary Exhibition Galleries
October 16, 2010 - January 9, 2011;
CPLH, Rage, Power, and Fulfillment: The Male Journey in Japanese Prints, 10 June - 20 Aug 1989.
CPLH, Treasures, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996, cat. # 233.
Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, CA, Sacred Mountain : Images of Mount Diablo and Mount Fuji, May 2 - June 28, 2009.

Great wave occupies half the surface; 2 long boats shaped to fit the wave; Mt. Fuji in distance.