HOKKEI (1780-1850). Yamato Hime. (Sold)
Artist: Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
Subject: The princess Yamato Hime with a crane.
Series: Shoshikai bantsuzuki (A series for te Gathering of the Elders).
Date: ca. 1822
Publisher: Privately published for the Hanazono group of poets whose symbol appers on top of cartouche with title for the series.
Size: Shikishiban surimono, 20,6x18 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Remarks: At least nine surimono are known in this series of historical Japanese figures who all reached very old age. According Matthi Forrer the series is one in which a strong influence by Hokusai is noticeable.
Conditions: Very good impression with metallic pigments, very good conditions.
Item no: D 126