The Great Wave off Kanagawa facts for kids
The Great Wave off Kanagawa is a woodblock print made by Hokusai.
The art work was printed somewhere between 1830 and 1833 which was during the Edo period. It is the first print in the series, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. It shows a giant wave threatening boats near the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa. It was made with the ukiyo-e printing technique.
Images for kids
A later impression of the Great Wave with characteristic darker sky.British Museum (1937,0710,0.147)
The Great Wave off Kanagawa Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.