Colour woodblock oban print. 'The Great Wave'; fishermen cowering in three skiffs, wave about to crash down on them, Mt Fuji seen low in hollow of wave. 1 of 2 impressions. Nishiki-e on paper. Inscribed and signed.

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1937,0710,0.147

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Colour woodblock oban print. 'The Great Wave'; fishermen cowering in three skiffs, wave about to crash down on them, Mt Fuji seen low in hollow of wave. 1 of 2 impressions. Nishiki-e on paper. Inscribed and signed.

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