Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > North America > United States of America > New York > New York > Sights > Metropolitan Museum of Art

Under the Wave off Kanagawa

Under the Wave off Kanagawa



We accept all major credit cards

Fine Art Storehouse

Fine Art Storehouse Photo Prints and Wall Art

Under the Wave off Kanagawa

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)
ca. 1830-32 Katsushika Hokusai Japanese
The breathtaking composition of this woodblock print, said to have inspired Debussys La Mer (The Sea) and Rilkes Der Berg (The Mountain), ensures its reputation as an icon of world art. Hokusai cleverly played with perspective to make Japans grandest mountain appear as a small triangular mound within the hollow of the cresting wave. The artist became famous for his landscapes created using a palette of indigo and imported Prussian blue

Unleash your creativity and transform your space into a visual masterpiece!

Media ID 19529140


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Arts > Artists > H > Katsushika Hokusai

> Arts > Artists > Katsushika Hokusai > The Great Wave off Kanagawa

> Arts > Artists > Katsushika Hokusai > Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji

> Arts > Artists > Katsushika Hokusai > Woodblock prints

> Arts > Artists > Katsushika Hokusai

> Arts > Contemporary art > Landscapes > Mountain landscapes

> Arts > Landscape paintings > Landscape art > Mountain landscapes

> Asia > Japan > Japan Heritage Sites > Fujisan, sacred place and source of

> Asia > Japan > Related Images

> The Metropolitan Museum of Art

> North America > United States of America > New York > New York > Sights > Metropolitan Museum of Art


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases the renowned artwork "Under the Wave off Kanagawa" by Katsushika Hokusai. Created between 1830-32, this woodblock print is part of the series "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji". The composition of this piece is truly breathtaking and has left an indelible mark on world art. Hokusai's genius lies in his manipulation of perspective, as he skillfully portrays Japan's majestic mountain as a mere triangular mound nestled within the powerful cresting wave. This artistic technique adds a sense of awe and grandeur to the scene, capturing both the beauty and ferocity of nature. The influence of this iconic artwork extends beyond visual arts. It has inspired great works in other artistic mediums, such as Debussy's masterpiece "La Mer" (The Sea) and Rilke's poetic creation "Der Berg" (The Mountain). The ability to evoke such profound emotions through a single image speaks volumes about Hokusai's talent and vision. Using a palette dominated by shades of indigo and imported Prussian blue, Hokusai masterfully captures the essence of Japan's natural landscapes. His choice of colors adds depth and intensity to every brushstroke, further enhancing our connection with nature. This print serves as a testament to Hokusai's enduring legacy in art history. Its presence alone commands attention while inviting viewers into a world where mountains merge with waves, creating an unforgettable visual experience that transcends time and culture.

MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Poisonous Mushrooms, Victorian Botanical Illustration
Poisonous Mushrooms, Victorian Botanical Illustration
Claude Monet
Claude Monet
Larcomar Shopping Center at sunset, Miraflores District, Lima, Peru
Larcomar Shopping Center at sunset, Miraflores District, Lima, Peru
Mushrooms Larousse 1913
Mushrooms Larousse 1913
Antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons
Antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons
Orchid, Twayblade, Neottia, Listera, Ladyas Tresses, Spiranthes Victorian Botanical Illustration
Orchid, Twayblade, Neottia, Listera, Ladyas Tresses, Spiranthes Victorian Botanical Illustration
Antique Japanese Illustration: Princess garden party by Utagawa Toyokuni
Antique Japanese Illustration: Princess garden party by Utagawa Toyokuni
Japanese Winter Scene
Japanese Winter Scene
Nineteenth century schoolmaster
Nineteenth century schoolmaster
Larcomar Shopping Center at twilight, Miraflores District, Lima, Peru
Larcomar Shopping Center at twilight, Miraflores District, Lima, Peru
Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo
Leaf, Arenal area, Costa Rica
Leaf, Arenal area, Costa Rica

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed




Collections


Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
Browse 1,871 Prints
Japan Related Images
Japan Related Images
Browse 45,000 Prints
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Browse 71 Prints
Katsushika Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai
Browse 1,384 Prints
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Browse 26,678 Prints
Katsushika Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai
Browse 2,538 Prints
The Great Wave off Kanagawa
The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Browse 29 Prints
Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji
Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji
Browse 264 Prints
Woodblock prints
Woodblock prints
Browse 861 Prints
Mountain landscapes
Mountain landscapes
Browse 38,540 Prints
Mountain landscapes
Mountain landscapes
Browse 38,540 Prints