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Boats in a Tempest in the Trough of the Waves off the Coast of Choshi

Accession Number
1948/1.153

Title
Boats in a Tempest in the Trough of the Waves off the Coast of Choshi

Artist(s)
Katsushika Hokusai

Object Creation Date
circa 1817-1859

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
7 3/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. ( 18.7 cm x 25.7 cm )

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Seascape of boats in the storms.

Physical Description
The print depicts two boats that are caught in storms, one in the foreground and one in the background. The parallel waves form a strong diagonal in the image and the boats could hardly stay upright.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
boats
figures (representations)
oars
seascapes
storms
waves (natural events)

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