HOKKEI  (1780-1850). Three turtles. (Sold)

HOKKEI (1780-1850). Three turtles. (Sold)

Artist: Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
Subject: Three turtles. In the inset the fisherman Urashimatarō and the palace of the Dragon King.
Signature: Go Hokkei. Artist seal Aoigaoka.
Date: ca.1825
Publisher: Privately published on commission of the poet Kōjuken Shikyō.
Size: Surimono shikishiban, 18x16,6 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with metallic pigments and blind printing.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated and described in detail in Matthi Forrer. Surimono in the Rijksmuseum. Amsterdam. Leiden 2013, n. 331.
Conditions: Fine impression, trimmed outside the printed area, fine colour and conditions.
Item no: D 157
Status: Sold