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The Great Wave off Kanagawa (神奈川沖浪裏 Kanagawa Oki Nami Ura?, lit. "Under a Wave off Kanagawa"), also known as The Great Wave or simply The Wave, is a woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai. Negative (Version II)

Hokusai (Waterfalls) Date: ca.1832 Oban, 9.5 by 15 inches Description: Kiyotaki Kannon waterfall at Sakanoshita. Series: Shokoku taki meguro Publisher: Eijudo

Japanese Wave Paintings

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Title: The Great Wave Off Fukushima From: Kadir Asani Inspired by “The Great Wave Off Kanagawa” from the Japanese Artist Hokusai.

by Katsushika Hokusai, Japan. Hokusai adopted more than thirty different names under which he worked and published numerous ukiyo-e collections on many different subject. In fact, it is theorized that there are numerous volumes misattributed to other artists because of the amount of names and works Hokusai had.