冨嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏, Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave

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Image ID : KC6HT3
冨嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏, 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), Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1830–32, Japan, Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper, 9 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (25.1 x 37.8 cm), Prints, Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)), The clawlike structure of the enormous wave that threatens to crash down upon the three fishing boats conjures up images of mythical dragons and other dangerous beasts. The drama of the print is enhanced by the placement of Fuji in the hollow of the wave's angry crest

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