Current Location:
Building B (MAK) -> 4th Floor - Building B (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 4th fl., Across from Rm. B-4-223

Mountainous Wave Off the Kanagawa Coast

Artwork
Identifier:
2007.242.1
Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Hand-printed Woodblock Print
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 5.75 in Width: 8.5 in
Description:
Large wave on the left side, boats in the water. The waves have large white caps.
Historical Context:
Katsushika Hokusai was a painter and a printmaker of the Edo period. He is considered the best known artist of the wood block prints from the set of Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji. The series was his most well known and helped him to secure his fame.