Hokusai's Great Wave original and reproductions

The original and common reproductions. All are handmade woodblock prints on handmade Japanese paper.

Early printing thumbnail
Original1 1831
Original thumbnail
Original2 1831
Hanshita
Hanshita3
Takamizawa thumbnail
Takamizawa ca. 1930
Takamizawa thumbnail
Takamizawa ca. 1980
Adachi (oban) thumbnail
Adachi (oban) ca. 2018
Adachi (koban) thumbnail
Adachi (koban) ca. 2018
Mokuhankan thumbnail
Mokuhankan ca. 2018
Unsodo thumbnail
Unsodo ca. 2018
Watanabe thumbnail
Watanabe ca. 2018

1 Early printing from original block set. Retouched colors. Met JP1847
2 Later printing from original block set. Well conserved with wholly original colors. BM 2008.3008.1.JA
3 Vector image for laser cutting.


Hokusai's Red Fuji original and reproductions

Original thumbnail
Original ca. 1831
Takamizawa (
Takamizawa ("Fake" Fuji) ca. 1980
Adachi thumbnail
Adachi ca. 2018
Watanabe thumbnail
Watanabe ca. 2018