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
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August 5, 2020
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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