HOKKEI (1780-1850). Nō Jūgoban. (Sold)
Artist: Totoya Hokkei(1780-1850)
Description: An album with the complete series of fifteen surimono “Nō Jūgoban” (Fifteen Nō plays).
Signature: All prints are signed Hokkei.
Publisher: Privately published by the Manji poet circle. The inverted swastika symbol of the poet group is in the title cartouche.
Size: Surimono shikishiban.
Medium: Woodblock color print with extensive use of metallic pigments.
Literature: Three surimono from this series are illustrated in Roger Keyes. Surimono: Privately published Japanese Prints in the Spencer Museum of Art. Tokyo 1984, no. 71 and n. 72, and in Joan B. Mirviss. The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono . New York 1995, n. 136.
Conditions: Fine impression with metallic pigments, fine colour and conditions.