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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 267

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

    KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849)

    Price Realised  

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
    From Hokusai's series (Ehon) Tsui no hinagata, one of the most famous designs showing a tender scene, with a cat looking on and two black mice being inspired by the spectacle, circa 1812-14, fine impression, colour and condition
    Oban yoko-e


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    Illustrated in Lane and Hayashi, Teihon ukiyo-e shunga meihin shusei, [The complete Ukiyo-e Shunga], (Tokyo, 1995-2000), vol. 13, p.4

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