Mountainous Wave Off the Kanagawa Coast
Medium:Hand-printed Woodblock Print
Height: 5.75 in
Width: 8.5 in
Large wave on the left side, boats in the water. The waves have large white caps.
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.