18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Tenji Tenno, from the series Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki (The Hundred Poems as told by the nurse)
Signed Zen Hokusai and with red manji, published by Nishimuraya Yohachi [Eijudo]--very good impression, good color, trimmed into signature, faint centerfold, soiled, rubbed, repair
oban yoko-e: 25 x 36.3cm.
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