Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)Woodblock Prints Title:
Woman Leaning on a Small Wheeled Writing Table (Fuguruma) / Ruyang, from the series Eight Drinking Immortals (Inchu Hassen), with poems by Ryokuchikutei Kisui and Inchūtei Iyakado1st Publication:
H. 21.4 cm x W. 9.3 cm (8 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.)Date of this edition: 1805 Publisher:
Backed on an edo era paper. Soiling, rubbing, stained. Some pigments of the dress are oxydized. Colors are faded, consistent with prints from the early 1800's. Poor to fair overall condition.Notes:
The print is signed Kyūkyūshin Hokusai ga, and belong of a rare series of 8 prints. Some are referenced
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.