36 Views of Mt Fuji #13 Seven Miles Beach by Hokusai Blue Outline
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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Woodblock Prints Title: Seven-Mile Beach in Sagami Province (S˘shű Shichiri-ga-hama), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjűrokkei)
1st Publication: 1830
Size: Horizontal ˘ban: 10" x 15" (37.8 x 26 cm)
Date of this edition: 1831, 2nd State, Blue Outline
Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘)
Condition: Small creases, tiny upper right corner repair, a couple of impreceprible stains on the left side, else very fine. Exceptional colors, good impression. Exceptional overall condition.
Notes: This is an important print from the 36 views of Mt Fuji series. This print is among the 5 from the series that have three known states: The Aizuri-e (All blue), The blue outline, more colorful, where the title is written in blue, and the borders around the title are also blue, and the black outline, with black ink on the title and border. This is the blue outline.
By being almost untrimmed (Less than 2mm), and with the pink and yellow still strongly present, this print is in better condition than most copies in the museums.
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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