Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)Woodblock Prints Title:
Stepping on a Board from the 100 Elegantly Humorous Poems Series (Furyu Odoke Hyakku)1st Publication:
6-1/2" x 4-1/4" (16.5 x 11 cm)Date of this edition: 1815, 2nd State Publisher:
Couple of glue stains from prior mounting transfering from the back to the front of the print. A red collector stamp on the back of the print not affecting the print. Very good overall conditionNotes:
Beautiful and rare print from Hokusai. This series was supposed to be made of 100 prints, but less than 50 are currently known and referenced.
This is the second state of the print. The first colored edition is with poems, many of them were composed and written by Hokusai himself. The second state had no poems and the prints from the subsequent editions even had some additional colors.
Please, note that this print is NOT issued from a booklet or manga. This is a real, genuine and original series of woodblock prints. Additional prints from the series can be viewed HEREPictures:
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.