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   250 Years of Japanese Prints and Illustrated Books

 
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Katsushika HOKUSAI (1760 - 1849)

Enoshima and Fuji, from an untitled series of Western-style landscapes of which five are extant.

Signed at top right in a curious imitation of Western caligraphy

These extremely rare prints are delicately printed in a surimono style (llustrated poems) and dispense with the customary keyblock outlines of ukiyo-e.

published early 1800s

See page 74, Richard Lane, Hokusai, Life and Work and plate 189, Matthi Forrer, Hokusai


 

original woodblock print, 12.4 x 18.5 cm

framed Aus.$2200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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