HOKUSAI (1759-1849). Azaleas by stream. (Sold)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1759-1849)
Subject: Azaleas by stream.
Signature: Unsigned. The poem signed Isawa (?) Gorō.
Date: 1800-10 ca.
Publisher: Privately published.
Size: Chō-ban surimono,19x52,6 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: A version of this large surimono signed Gakyōjin Hokusai and without the poem, is illustrated in Keizaburo Yamaguch, Edward Burr Van Vleck Collection Masterpiece Exhibition, Tokyo 1999, no. 92.
Remarks: Collector seal of Samuel Tuke (1855-1938). Tuke was a member of the Japan Society of London. In 1907 he sold many prints to the British Museum. Other 790 lots were sold by Sotheby's in 1911.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions.
Item no: D 151