5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,100
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760 - 1849)
From the series Shika shashin kyo [Imagery of the Poets], Ariwara no Narihira [The poet Ariwara no Narihira], a peasant family pounds cloth in the light of the moon, signed Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, published by Moriya Jihei, fine impression, colours and condition
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