Katsushika HOKUSAI (1760-1849)



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A small original drawing, 3.25 x 4.25 in; 0.825 x 1.05 cms. Sumi on paper laid onto card showing a vendor or waiter offering food. Very much in the style of the “Day” and “Night” series of drawings in the MFA, Boston, c 1815. Provenance: Ex collection Catherine Gide, the daughter of Andre Gide and Elizabeth van Rysselberghe who was the daughter of Theo van Rysselberghe, the Belgian painter and friend of the French Impressionists. Sold “as is.”

 

Status: Sold

 

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