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Yvonne & Yuh-Fen
Title: 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)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: ca. 1830–32
Medium: Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art
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