, "Under a Wave off Kanagawa"), also known as The Great Wave or simply The Wave, is an ukiyo-e print by Japanese artist Hokusai, published sometime between 1830 and 1833 in the late Edo period as the first print in Hokusai's series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景, Fugaku sanjūrokkei?). It is Hokusai's most famous work, and one of the best recognized works of Japanese art in the world. It depicts an enormous wave threatening boats off the coast of the prefecture of Kanagawa. While sometimes assumed to be a tsunami, the wave is, as the picture's title notes, more likely to be a large okinami ("wave of the open sea"). Hokusai. Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾 北斎?
, listen , October 31, 1760 (exact date questionable) – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. He was influenced by such painters as Sesshu, and other styles of Chinese painting. Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (富嶽三十六景, Fugaku Sanjūroku-kei? Japon. Traditional Japanese Music. Traditional Japanese Music -- Azuma Jishi Ayako Handa. Japanese classical music "Kibitaki Forest" for Shakuhachi & Koto 尺八 & 箏. Moments of Happiness (Flowers of Japan) Katsushika Hokusai. Dust_Box_49 - その刃、二百由旬を一掃する. Shamisen - a japanese three-stringed instrument. 日本舞妓(Japanese Geisha)(まいこ)-1. Fuji ondo (Chant des glycines - 日本舞踊) Rokudan. Traditional japanese music - Rokudan. Sakura - Japanese Folk Music.
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