Katsushika Hokusai


A Journey to the Waterfalls in All the Provinces: Aoigaoka Waterfall in Edo
(Shokoku Taki Meguri: Toto Aoigaoka no taki)

Akasaka pool pours over a wall, in the foreground are two laborers resting with their baskets of shellfish, to left is Aoicho (hollyhock) Street on Akasaka Hill; signed zen Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu, with censor's Kiwame seal and publisher's seal Eijudo (Nishimuraya Yohachi), ca. 1832

oban tate-e 15 1/8 by 10 in., 38.4 by 25.5 cm

Matthi Forrer, Hokusai: Prints and Drawings, 1991, no. 43
Seiji Nagata, Hokusai: Genius of the Japanese Ukiyo-e, 1995, p. 84, fig. 17
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai: Il vecchio pazzo per la pittura, 1999, p. 345, no. V48.6
Mathew Welch & Yuiko Kimura-Tilford, Worldly Pleasures, Earthly Delights: Japanese Prints from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2011, p. 213, no. 176

price: Sold


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May 25, 2023

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