Boats in a Tempest in the Trough of the Waves off the Coast of ChoshiArtist(s)Katsushika HokusaiObject Creation Datecirca 1817-1859Medium & Supportcolor woodblock print on paperDimensions
7 3/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. ( 18.7 cm x 25.7 cm )Credit LineBequest of Margaret Watson ParkerSubject 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 Typecolor printAdditional Object Classification(s)PrintCollection AreaAsianRights
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waves (natural events)