- Museum number
Object: Kanagawa-oki nami-ura 神奈川沖浪裏 (Under the Wave off Kanagawa)
Series: Fugaku sanjurokkei 冨嶽三十六景 (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji)
Colour woodblock print, oban yoko-e. 'The Great Wave'; fishermen cowering in three skiffs, the wave about to crash down on them, Mt Fuji seen low in the hollow of wave. 1 of 3 impressions in the collection.
- Production date
- 1831 (probably late 1831 (Keyes and Morse 2015))
Height: 40.60 centimetres (mount)
Height: 24.60 centimetres (print)
Width: 55.90 centimetres (mount)
Width: 36.80 centimetres (print)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2012 18 Apr – 17 Jul, Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, ‘Treasures of the World’s Cultures’
2019 15 May-9 Sep, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 'A History of the World in 100 Objects'
2021 30 September - 2022 30 January, London, BM, 'Hokusai: The Great Picture Book of Everything'
- Acquisition date
- Registration number