Goddess Kannon Riding a Dragon Silk on Scroll by Hokusai

Goddess Kannon Riding a Dragon Silk on Scroll by Hokusai
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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

Woodblock Prints Title: Goddess Kannon Riding a Dragon

1st Publication: 1846

Size: 40 x 16" for the image part, 49 x 17.5 " Overall.

Date of this edition: 1846

Condition: A couple of large creases on the lower section of the scroll, and some on the upper part less pronounced. A wormhole in the upper section too, as seen on pictures. Holding section of the scroll repaired. Good Overall condition.

Notes: This original painting is absolutely fantastic. It is a silk painting scroll signed Gakyo Rojin Manji Hitsu at age 86, mounted on brocade as a scroll. Some section has a metallic gold painting in the necklace, the tiara and the eyes of the dragon.

Provenance: Purchased from Sotheby's New York, 7 May 1982, lot 157A -

Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.


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