Example 51: Print in a series

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • prints and drawings • Asian art
*Work Type [link]: • color woodcut
*Title: Great Wave at Kanagawa
Title: In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa Title Type: alternate
*Creator Display: Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849); published by Nishimura Eijudo (Japanese, 19th century)
*Role [link]: printmaker [link]: Hokusai, Katsushika
*Role [link]: publisher [link]: Nishimura Eijudo
*Creation Date: ca. 1831-1833 [controlled]: Earliest: 1828 • Latest: 1836
*Subject [links]: • seascape • wave • fishermen (people) • boat • Mount Fuji (Chubu, Japan) • Kanagawa (Kanto, Japan)
Style [link]: Edo (Japanese period)
Culture [link]: Japanese
*Current Location [link]: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States) • ID: JP1847
*Measurements: 25.7 x 37.9 cm (10 1/8 x 14 15/16 inches)
[controlled]: • Value: 25.7 Unit: cm Type: height | • Value: 37.9 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: woodcut, polychrome ink and color on paper
Material [links]: • polychrome ink • paper • color (pigment) Technique [links]: • woodcut
Description: The large wave dominates the scene, with the small mountain in the background. It is said to have inspired both Debussy’s “La Mer” and Rilke’s “Der Berg.”
  Relationship Type:
part of
  Qualifier: 1st in series
  [link to Work]: Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849); Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji: First Series; 1827-1837

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