HOKKEI (1780-1850). A parody of Wang Xiang. (Sold)

HOKKEI (1780-1850). A parody of Wang Xiang. (Sold)

 

Artist: Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
Subject: A woman looking at a large surimono
Series: Shipporen nijushiko (Twenty-four paragon of filial piety for the Shipporen)
Signature: Hokkei
Date: ca.1825-30
Publisher: Privately printed for the poets' circle Shippo
Size: Surimono shikishiban, 21,4x18,2 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Remarks: The subject is a parody of Wang Xiang fishing in the iced lake to feed his adopted mother. A very interesting print, among the few showing the surimono in use
Conditions: Fine impression, colours slightly faded otherwise good conditions
Item no: D 98
Status: Sold