Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849

Illustrated Models of Couples: plaid robe
(Ehon tsuhi no hinagata: ichimatsu kosode)

man in ichimatsu robe making love to his partner underneath the kotatsu, a purple ehon at lower left, unsigned, ca. 1816

oban yoko-e 10 1/2 by 14 3/4 in., 26.7 by 37.4 cm

Jack Hillier, The Art of Hokusai in Book Illustration, 1980, p. 166-169, no. 143
Matthi Forrer with texts by Edmond de Goncourt, Hokusai, 1988, p. 228, no. 251



Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, 11am - 5pm, by appointment.

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
to schedule a visit.

site last updated
February 21, 2020

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475