HOKUSAI  (1760-1849). New Year event. (Sold)

HOKUSAI (1760-1849). New Year event. (Sold)

Artist: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Subject: Three court ladies with attendants, gathering pine saplings at New Year, with rising sun.
Description: A rare large surimono complete with the text probably announcing a musical event.
Signature: Gaky┼Źjin Hokusai ga
Date: 1798-1810 ca.
Publisher: Privately published.
Size: 38,9x51,2
Medium: Woodblock color print
Remarks: Another impression without the text is in the collection of the British Museum no. 1907,0326,0.9
Conditions: Slightly faded, some repair in the text part otherwise in general good conditions.
Item no: D 172
Status: Sold