Hokusai, Katsushika (Japanese, Ukiyo-e, 1760-1849): The Great Wave off Kanagawa, c. 1830, 1831. (Series: Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji) Edo period (1615-1868).

Hokusai, Katsushika (Japanese, Ukiyo-e, 1760-1849): The Great Wave off Kanagawa, c. 1830, 1831. (Series: Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji) Edo period (1615-1868), Color woodblock print. Image: 10-1/4 x 15 inches. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA.

“Foundering among the great waves are three boats thought to be barges conveying fish from the southern islands of Edo …”

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849): The Great Wave off Kanagawa
“… this print—said to have inspired both Debussy’s La Mer and Rilke’s Der Berg …”

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