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Katsushika Hokusai: The Great Wave off Kanagawa  wikidata:Q252485 
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Katsushika Hokusai: The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Title
Japanese: 『神奈川沖浪裏』 - Kanagawa oki nami ura; The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Object type woodblock print / Nishiki-e / painting
Date First publication: between 1826 and 1833.
This edition: Reprint by Adachi from the Shōwa period (between 1926 and 1989).
Medium color woodblock print
Dimensions Height: 25.7 cm (10.1 in); Width: 37.9 cm (14.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,+25.7U174728;P2049,+37.9U174728
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Title top left: 「冨嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏」 [Fugaku Sanjūrokkei - Kanagawa oki nami ura, "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji - The Great Wave off Kanagawa"]

Signature top left: 「北斎改爲一筆」 [Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu, "by Iitsu, formerly known as Hokusai"]
References described at URL: http://rsnr.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/63/2/119
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current12:48, 29 April 2017Thumbnail for version as of 12:48, 29 April 20178,242 × 5,640 (12.2 MB)Meidosensei (talk | contribs)壓縮
19:50, 26 December 2008Thumbnail for version as of 19:50, 26 December 20088,261 × 5,653 (37.18 MB)Durova (talk | contribs){{Information |Description=Kanagawa oki nami ura, (The great wave off shore of Kanagawa) 1 print : woodcut, color. |Source=Library of Congress[http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/jpd.02018] |Date=between 1826 and 1833, printed later |Author=Katsushika, Hokusai, 17
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