F19 AP Art History Skyline High School

A great, claw-shaped wave which almost swampes the boats dominates the scene, . The Mount Fuji appears in the distance and seems much smaller compared to the waves. In the upper left-hand corner, the artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature.
Katsushika Hokusai
36 Views of Mt. Fuji: The Great Wave off Kanagawa
color woodblock print on paper
10 1/8 x 14 13/16 in. (25.6 x 37.6 cm);14 3/8 x 19 5/16 in. (36.5 x 49 cm);12 1/2 x 16 7/16 in. (31.6 x 41.6 cm)
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
A woodblock print depicting men and women in traditional japanese clothing crossing three red bridges in the central foreground that lead to a red temple in the central background. An island with trees is in the center of the scene. There are white clouds covering the horizon and surrounding the temple.
Utagawa Hiroshige
Views of Edo: Tenmangu Shrine in Kameido
woodblock print on paper
9 in x 13 3/4 in (22.86 cm x 34.92 cm)
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
Woodblock (from set of 7 woodblocks and 33 sample prints)
wood, ink, paper
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