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The Great Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjurokkei), c. 1830–32
Color woodblock print; oban
25.4 x 37.6 cm (10 x 14 3/4 in.)
Signature: Hokusai aratame Iitsu fude
Publisher: Nishimura-ya Yohachi
Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1925.3245
Not on Display
Art Insitute of Chicago: Essential Guide, rev. ed. (Art Institute of Chicago, 2009) p.100.
James N. Wood, The Art Institute of Chicago: The Essential Guide, Revised Edition (Art Institute of Chicago, 2003), p. 86.
Jim Ulak, Japanese Prints (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1995), p. 268.
Ukiyoe taikei, VIII, 29; XIII, I.
Forrer, 1988, p. 264.
Richard Lane, 1989, pp. 189 and 192.
Purchased by Clarence Buckingham in 1905 from Yamanaka and Co. Given to the Art Institute by Kate S. Buckingham.
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