HOKUSAI SCHOOL. Courtesan.
Artist: Artist from the Hokusai School
Subject: A seated courtesan
Signature: Two artist's seals unidentified
Date: 1800-10 ca.
Size: Folding fan (ogi), 16,4x44,5 cm.
Medium: Painting on paper
Remarks: A seated courtesan is looking at the hairpin on the floor. The courtesan's kimono is decorated with a pattern probably of hairpins or bridges for a musical instrument called koto. Details on the obi and hairdress are painted in brown ink. A fine painting probably by one of the Hokusai's pupils in the style close to the early period of the master.
Conditions: Paper slightly toned otherwise very good conditions.
Item no: L 38
Price: Euro 1100