Katsushika HOKUSAI (1760-1849)




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Yodo-gawa from Setsugekka, Snow, Moon and Flowers. A traditional concept that provided the subject for sets of paintings and prints by Ukiyo-e artists. Shows boats being hauled up the river, which flowed passed Osaka, under a full moon. Under the Tokugawa boats were allowed to sail the river with mail, a tax being levied on every vessel. Published by Yohachi, c. 1833.


Fine early impression of the first edition with the moon overprinted. Very fine colour. Trimmed left ( where the title is near border ), otherwise fine condition. Signed Zen Hokusai I-itsu hitsu.


Status: Sold

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