5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 6,000
KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760 - 1849)
From the series Shika shashin kyo [Imagery of the Poets] Abe no Nakamaro, the poet Abe no Nakamaro, during his long stay in China gazes wistfully at the moon and wonders whether this is the same moon that rises over his home in Kasuga, signed Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, published by Moriya Jihei, censor's seal kiwame, fine impression, colours and condition
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