Katsushika HOKUSAI Travelers in Snow ORIGINAL Woodblock Print
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Up for sale on eBay, this original WOODBLOCK PRINT made or attributed to Katsushika Hokusai. This is a real woodblock print, and please note that this is an ORIGINAL print guaranteed, made during his lifetime . This is NOT a reproduction, re carved edition, later or posthumous edition, giclee or lithograph or some sort.Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Woodblock Prints Title: Traveler in Snow, from the series A True Mirror of Chinese and Japanese Poetry (Shika shashin kyô), also called Imagery of the Poets featuring The Chinese Poet Su Dongpo
1st Publication: 1833
Size: 20-1/4 x 8-3/4 + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: 1833, Very 1st Edition with the title on the upper right side of the print.
Publisher: Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô)
Condition: Multiple pin holes, 4 repaired wormholes, including two bigger ones (In the title, the other one between the last foot of the horse, and the second traveler up in the snow). Some very mild foxing. Very good colors and impression, very good overall condition.
Notes: This print is the most sought after in that very scarce series of 10 prints called A mirror of Chinese and Japanese Verses, a series of large vertical format. Snow scenes from Hokusai are extremely rare.
Hokusai combined landscape with the human figure. He used famous ... read more