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Whaling off the Coast of the Goto Islands (Goto kujira tsuki), from the series "One Thousand Pictures of the Ocean (Chie no umi)"

A color woodblock print of a view looking down over a cliff side village toward a large thrashing whale surrounded by multiple boats with green flags.
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  • A color woodblock print of a view looking down over a cliff side village toward a large thrashing whale surrounded by multiple boats with green flags.

Date:

c. 1831–33

Artist:

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎
Japanese, 1760-1849

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Artist

Katsushika Hokusai

Title

Whaling off the Coast of the Goto Islands (Goto kujira tsuki), from the series "One Thousand Pictures of the Ocean (Chie no umi)"

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1831–1833

Medium

Color woodblock print; chuban

Dimensions

19.0 × 25.7 cm

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1983.582

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