The art work was printed somewhere between 1830 and 1833 which was during the Edo period. It is the first print in the series, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. It shows a giant wave threatening boats near the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa. It was made with the ukiyo-e printing technique.
References[change | change source]
- Kleiner, Fred S. and Christin J. Mamiya, (2009). Gardner's Art Through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives, p. 115.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Metropolitan Museum of Art (MMA), "The Great Wave at Kanagawa"
Although it mostly was grainy feeling to the touch, it held a great part of history