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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 285

    KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760 - 1849)

    KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760 - 1849)

    Price Realised  

    KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760 - 1849)
    From the series Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki [One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse], Winter Loneliness by Minamoto no Muneyuki Ason,
    Yamazato wa In a hamlet
    fuyu zo sabishisa loneliness grows deeper
    masari keru in winter, because I know
    hitome mo kusa mo guests will depart, and
    Karen to omoeba leaves and grass will wither

    signed Zen Hokusai Manji, published by Eijudo, very good impression, colours and condition
    Oban yoko-e


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    Provenance

    W.S Bigelow


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR