HOKUSAI (1760-1849). One Hundred views of Fuji. (Sold)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1848)
Title: Fugaku hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Fuji). Three volumes, complete.
Description: A complete set of three volumes of "One Hundred Views of Fuji", the Hokusai's masterpiece in book illustration. Second edition published by Eirakuya Toshiro. Contents as in Matthi Forrer, Eirakuya Tōshirō publisher at Nagoya, Amsterdam 1985, p.175, impression G / ’75. Yellow covers, colophon on each volume dated 14 December Meiji 8 (1875).
Date: Meiji 8 (1875)
Publisher: Eirakuya Tōshirō, Nagoya.
Size: 22,5x15,5 cm
Medium: Woodblock printing.
Literature: The 100 views of Mount Fuji is the most famous illustrated book by Hokusai and is mentioned in every work about the artist. For a comment on every plate we suggest the reading of Henry D. Smith, Hokusai: One Hundred Views of Mt Fuji, New York 1988, and Matthi Forrer. Eirakuya Toshiro Publisher at Nagoya. Amsterdam 1985, for the different editions.
Conditions: Fair impression, good conditions.
Item no: MH 24