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Under the Wave off Kanagawa

Durova. Under the Wave off Kanagawa. Digital image. Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Nov. 2015.

How does the form of Hokusai's Under the Wave off Kanagawa relate to the materials and techniques used to create it?


Its numerous colors were skillfully created with one metal plate.


Its flat areas of color are characteristic of woodcut.


the woodcut technique enabled the artist to create overlapping, blended colors.


the simplistic design enabled multiple copies to be made.

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