HOKKEI (1780-1850). Osho. (Sold)
Artist: Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
Subject: Osho looking at a letter tied at a flying umbrella.
Series: Kachofugetsu (Flowers, birds, wind and moon)
Date: ca. 1820
Publisher: Privately published.
Size: Shikishiban surimono, 20,6x18,6 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Literature: Another impression is illustrated in Matthi Forrer, Surimono in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Leiden 2013, p. 168.
Remarks: The four surimono in the series depict four common themes in Eastern art, all represented by a Chinese story. This surimono is related to the "Wind" (Fu).
Conditions: Very good impression with metallic pigment, very good conditions.
Item no: D 121